AC 320 Intermediate Accounting I
F1J 2010 DN
Master's in Business Administration (MBA)BS Healthcare Management
Before and after class
August 16, 2010 - October 19, 2010
5:30 - 9:50 PM
AC202 (Principles of Accounting II) and CS140 (Computer Science) or equivalents
Textbook: Kieso, Weygandt, & Warfield. (2010). Intermediate Accounting (13th ed.). Wiley Publishing. ISBN 10: 0-470-37494-2; ISBN 13: 978-0-470-37494-8.
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Additional Resources: Time value of money (TVM) computations are covered in Chapter 6 of this course, and I will be using a Texas Instruments BA II Plus financial calculator for all computations. You do not have to purchase this calculator; however, your calculator must be capable of calculating the internal rate of return on a stream of future cash flows, and you must be able to effectively use your calculator to compute TVM problems.
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Educational Philosophy: To develop an environment that is conducive to learning, an environment that enables the learner to develop his or her true potential. Specifically, this class teaches you to think analytically and critically; to communicate succintly and clearly; and to take ownership of your own learning.
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:
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 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.
Odd things happen in cyberspace (e.g., emails get lost, servers disconnect temporarily, logins are impossible). Please don't wait until the last moment to get things done. Allow time to meet deadlines. You are responsible for getting the work to me on time. Since you have one week to submit your assignments, no credit will be given for late submissions unless there are special circumstances. You must contact me in advance to arrange for an extension.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: The classroom rules of conduct are as follows: 1. Respect the instructor including decisions/requirements; 2. Respect your classmates; 3. Participate in classroom discussions/exercises; 4. Take ownership and complete assignments on time; 5. Notify instructor of any possible absences or missed deadlines; 6. Silence cell phone during class and only use during class sessions if an emergency situation arises & 7. Any other rules that come up during the course of the semester.
Introduction to class and syllabus
Chapter 2 – Conceptual Framework
Chapter 3 – Accounting Information System
Chapter 5 – Balance Sheet
Chapter 7 – Cash and Receivables
Distribute Take Home Exam 1 (Chaps. 2, 3, 5, 7)
Chapter 8 – Inventory Valuation
Chapter 9 – Additional Inventory Valuation Issues
Chapter 10 – Property, Plant, & Equipment
Chapter 11 – Depreciation and Impairment
Distribute Take Home Exam 2 (Chaps. 8, 9, 10, 11)
Homework #3 (chaps. 8 & 9)
Chapter 12 – Intangible Assets
Chapter 17 - Investments
Chapter 6 – Accounting and Time Value of Money
Chapter 4 – Income Statement
Review for Exam 3 (comprehensive; covers chapters 2-12 and 17)
Exam 3 (comprehensive; covers chapters 2-12 and 17)
Homework #7 (chapter 4)
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Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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