AC 202 Principles of Accounting II
S1B 2009 BLA
De Santos, Richard
Certified Public AccountantBachelors of Business Administration, Accounting - U.T. El PasoMasters of Business Administration - U.T. El Paso
5:00 - 10:00
Warren Reeves Fess
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Current business periodicals and newspapers
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Educational Philosophy: It is the facilitator's philosophy that the student should be able to take lessons taught in class and apply them to real world situations. This class will be structured as such through lectures, readings in addition to the text, two-way dialogue and the sharing of personal experiences as they relate to the material covered in class.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The final exam for AC 202 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 for Corporations, Long Term Liabilities and Investments or International Operations. The second problem will cover Cash Flows, Financial Statement analysis or Managerial Concepts. The third problem will address Job Order Costing, Process Costing or Cost Allocation. The last two problems address issues of Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis, Master Budgets or Flexible Budgets and Standard Cost. Partial credit will be given for the problems.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Examinations will be in the form of three exams covering the core concepts of each chapter. The final exam will be a comprehensive exam that will ensure the understanding of the core learning outcomes. Homework will also be key to the learning process as this will entail exercises to be completed outside the classroom as well as weekly submission of a written critical review covering an accounting business topic found in a reputable periodical.
Exam 1 - 20%
Exam 2 - 20%
Exam 3 - 30%
Homework - 15%
Critical Article Reviews - 10%
Attendance - 5%
If necessary, extra credit will be made available to compensate for any grade deficiencies.
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: Each student is expected to conduct themselves in a professional business manner. Students are expected to be in class on time and to remain in class until the period is over. Open dialogue is strongly encouraged and class participation will be expected.
Meeting 1 - Ch. 12 - Corporations: Organizations, Capital Stock and Dividends
Meeting 1 - Ch. 13 - Accounting for Partnerships and LLC's
Meeting 2 - Ch. 14 - Income Taxes, Unusual Income Items and Investments
Meeting 2 - Ch. 15 - Bonds Payable and Investments in Bonds
Meeting 3 - Exam 1
Meeting 3 - Ch. 16 - Statement of Cash Flows
Meeting 4 - Ch. 17 - Financial Statement Analysis
Meeting 4 - Ch. 18 - Intro to Managerial Accounting and Job Order Cost Systems
Meeting 5 - Ch. 19 - Process Cost System
Meeting 5 - Ch. 20 - Cost Behavior and Cost Volume Profit Analysis
Meeting 6 - Exam 2
Meeting 6 - Ch. 21 - Budgeting
Meeting 7 - Ch. 22 - Performance Evaluation Using Variances from Standard Costs
Meeting 7 - Ch. 24 - Differential Analysis and Product Pricing
Meeting 7 - Ch. 25 - Capital Investment Analysis
Meeting 8 - Exam 3
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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
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
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