AC 202 Principles of Accounting II
S2T 2009 DLF
Prazak, Deborah A.
Masters of Business Administration- Upper Iowa UniversityBachelors of Business Administration (Accounting)- Boise State UniversityAssociate of Arts- Iowa Central Community College
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March 16, 2009 - May 10, 2009
Textbook: Wild, Larson & Chiappetta. Fundamental Accounting Principles, 19th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill
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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: Seven weekly quizzes
Three mid-term exams
Comprehensive final exam
Grading: Quizzes: Seven, 100 points each; weighted at 10% of the final grade
Mid-term exams: Three, 100 points each; weighted at 15% or 45% total of the final grade
Discussion/Participation: 20 points per week; weighted at 15% of the final grade
Final Exam: 100 points; weighted at 30% of the final grade
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.
Late work is not accepted without prior permission from the instructor. Failure to take a final proctored exam will result in an automatic "F" in the class.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
On-Line Participation: Students are expected to post four days per week. Posts must include substantive discussion for participation credit- "I agree" does not count as substantive. The class week is defined as Monday through Sunday. Students are encouraged to respond to any discussion topic; however, there should be no personal comments/attacks- stick to the facts.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1-Read chapter 13 and 14, Accounting for Corporations and Long Term Liabilities. Homework, discussion questions and a quiz.
Week 2-Read chapter 15 on Investments and International Operations. Homework, discussion questions, a quiz, and an exam.
Week 3-Read Chapter 16 and 17, Reporting the Statement of Cash Flows and Analysis of Financial Statements. Homework, discussion questions and a quiz.
Week 4-Read Chapters 18 and 19, Managerial Accounting Concepts and Principles and Job Order Cost Accounting. Homework, discussion questions, a quiz, and an exam.
Week 5-Read Chapter 20 and 21, Process Cost Accounting and Cost Allocation and Performance Measurement. Homework, discussion questions and a quiz.
Week 6-Read Chapter 22 on Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis. Homework, discussion questions, a quiz, and an exam.
Week 7-Read Chapters 23 and 24, Master Budgets and Planning and Flexible Budgets and Standard Costs. Homework, discussion questions and a quiz.
Week 8-Proctored Final Exam
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