AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
F1QQ 2008 HI
Hanamaikai, Quinn T.
Juris DoctorateMaster's in Accounting
Building 1279 Room #3
Before and after class or by appointment
August 18 - October 12, 2008
Monday to Wednesday
7:30 - 10:15
Textbook: MP FUNDAMENTAL ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES (1-25) AND CIRCUIT CITY ANNUAL REPORT, Eighteenth Edition
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Educational Philosophy: The main method of instruction will be lecture, class & group discussion, and home work assignments. Student participation is an essential part of the class. You may use calculators on all tests and homework assignments. If you have access to Excel, homework must done using the computer. There are computers available in the Park computer lab. The text also has on line help and worksheets for some of the problems. There is a disk available from the publisher which is the ledger and financial statements. The spreadsheets are the items on line.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The final exam for AC 201 will be the assessment tool used for this course. The exam will be comprehensive and the grade used to determine competency levels achieved by the students. The exam will be closed book and closed notes. The exam consist of 10 multiple choice questions covering the chapter readings in the course and five problems that examine the critical thinking, effective communication skills and technical skills of the student. The first problem will address Accounting in Business, Analyzing and Recording Transactions, and Adjusting Accounts and Preparing Financial Statements. The second problem will address Completing the Accounting Cycle, Accounting for Merchandising Operations and Inventories and Cost of Sales. The third problem will address Accounting Information Systems and Cash and Internal Controls. The last two problems address issues of Accounting for Receivables, Plant Assets and Current Liabilities and Payroll Accounting. Partial credit will be given for the problems.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: COURSE ASSESSMENT
Class Participation, Chapter Problems, Exams.
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Exam 1 17%
Exam 2 17%
Exam 3 17%
Comprehensive Exam 30%
Grading Scale: 90-100 A
59 and Below F
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.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Outside assignments are expected to be legible and in the proper format regardless if prepared manually or using a computer. Students should maintain copies of their graded assignments in the event the instructor inadvertently fails to record the graded result.
Chapters to be covered:
Week 1: Chapter- 1) and Chapter- 2)
Week 2: Chapter- 3) and Midterm #1
Week 3: Chapter- 4) and Chapter- 5)
Week 4: Chapter- 6) and Midterm #2
Week 5: Chapter- 7) and Chapter- 8)
Week 6: Chapter- 9) and Midterm #3
Week 7: Chapter- 10) and Chapter- 11)
Week8: Review and Comprehensive Exam
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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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:8/4/2008 5:46:27 PM