AC 315 Cost Accounting
S1D 2008 DA
Weinfurther, Judith A.
BS Accounting, Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WIMOB, Organizational Development & Behavior, Silver Lake College, Manitowoc, WI
Jan 14 to March 19, 2007
4:45 - 7:25 PM
AC 202; CS140
Textbook: Cost Accounting, A Managerial Emphasis; Charles T Horngren, Srikant M Datar; George Foster; 12th edition, Prentice Hall
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Educational Philosophy: To be able to fully understand the concepts managers need to make crucial business decisions, it is critical that students use a hands on approach to learning in this course. Students must experience problem solving techniques, concept applications to real situations and preparation and presentation of accounting information relative to the issue. Homework assignments from the text or other source in the forms of cases, questions and exercises will give students practical applications of the learned concepts. When students take an active role and make every effort to to complete assignments each will remember the learning ideas.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The test examines each learning outcome with 20 questions. Eighteen multiple-choice questions will be based upon a distribution of critical thinking concepts applied to a learning outcome. Two questions will examine a communication/writing component. Each question will be weighted as 5 points.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Examinations, homework assignments, oral presentations and written position statements based on business analysis are all part of the assessment tools.
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business and Management courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business and Management.
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Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
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Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88
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Last Updated:12/12/2007 4:26:23 PM