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AC 325 Intermediate Accounting II
Marlow, Sidney G.


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Course

AC 325 Intermediate Accounting II

Semester

S2J 2012 IN

Faculty

Marlow, Sidney G.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Masters in Accounting

Daytime Phone

816-969-1105

Other Phone

816-373-2484

E-Mail

Sidney.Marlow@park.edu

SGMJR3@gmail.com

Semester Dates

March 21, 2012 through May 9, 2012

Class Days

---W---

Class Time

5:30 - 10:00 PM

Prerequisites

AC 320

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Intermediate Accounting, Fourteenth Edition
Kieso, Weygandt, Warfield
ISBN: 978 0470 58723-2
Publisher:  John Wiley and Sons

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Course Description:
AC325 Intermediate Accounting II: Continuation of AC320. Course includes current assets and liabilities, plant, property and equipment; long term liabilities; and shareholders equity. Prerequisite: AC320 and CS140 or equivalent. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The facilitator's educatonal philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, problem solving, and examinations.  Class discussion and questions are encouraged.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Record operating and capital leases.
  2. Compute earnings per share.
  3. Journalize long-term construction transactions.
  4. Compute and record deferred income taxes.
  5. Record the declaration of stock dividends and stock splits.
  6. Account for pensions and post-retirement benefits.


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. Determine Fair Value of Debt Instruments and Record Changes in Value
  2. Conduct Error Analysis and Record Journal Entries correcting Erors
  3. Compute, Calculate and Present a Cash Flow Statement
  4. Evaluate Investments and Record Trading, Available for Sale Securities
Core Assessment:

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 Rubric

Class Assessment:
Two examinations, weekly quizzes except for week one and weeks in which mid-term and final examinations are taken, one project, homework and attendance

Grading:

Two Examinations:  Mid-term, 200 points (20% of total grade);  Comprehensive Final Examination, 300 points (30% of total grade)
Five Quizzes, 60 points each (300 points, 30% of total grade)
One Project, 100 points (10% of total grade)
Homework, Attendance, 100 points (10% of total 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 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.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
If the late submission is due to an excused absence or otherwise pre-arranged with the instructor, late submissions will be graded without prejudice.  Late submissions will not be accepted for assignments missed due to unexcused absences.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are expected to have read the relevant materials prior to class and participate in classroom discussions of the accounting principles being studied.  Students are also expected to treat all others in the class room with respect at all times.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Week One:  Lecture, Stockholders' Equity, Earnings per Share, Chapters 15 and 16
Week Two:  Lecture, Investments and Revenue Recognition, Chapters 17 and 18, Quiz
Week Three: Lecture, Accounting for Income Taxes, Pensions Chapters 19 and 20, Quiz
Week Four:  Mid-Term Examination.  Accounting Changes and Errors, Chapter 22 Project Assigned
Week Five:  Lecture, Leases  Chapter 21   Quiz, Work on Project
Week Six:  Lecture, Review of Leases, Changes and Error. Cash Flow Statements, Chapter 23,  Quiz
Week Seven:  Lecture, Cash Flows, Disclosures, Chapters 23 and 24  Quiz, Project Due
Week Eight:  Comprehensive Final Examination

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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

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. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 96

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 .



Rubric

CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
Evaluate and define accounting concepts identified by:                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Outcomes
2,3,4,5,6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Evaluate and define the accounting transaction(s) in order to record, adjust or correct per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q1, Q4, Q8, Q12, Q15
100-80 %
 
Evaluate and define the accounting transaction(s) in order to record, adjust or correct per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q1, Q4, Q8, Q12, Q15
60-79%
 
Evaluate and define the accounting transaction(s) in order to record, adjust or correct per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q1, Q4, Q8, Q12, Q15
50-59%
 
Evaluate and define the accounting transaction(s) in order to record, adjust or correct per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q1, Q4, Q8, Q12, Q15
Less than 50%
 
Synthesize data to produce a logical flow of  informational reporting  per established accounting rules and standards                                                                                                                                      
Outcomes
2,3,4,5,6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Assemble the correct and ethical accounting treatment for given transactions in order to produce accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q3, Q6, Q7, Q11, Q14
100-80 %
 
Assemble the correct and ethical accounting  treatment for given transactions in order to produce accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q3, Q6, Q7, Q11, Q14
60-79%
 
Assemble the correct and ethical accounting  treatment for given transactions in order to produce accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q3, Q6, Q7, Q11, Q14
50-59%
 
Assemble the correct and ethical accounting  treatment for given transactions in order to produce accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q3, Q6, Q7, Q11, Q14
Less than 50%
 
Analysis of transactional data                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Outcomes
2,3,4,5,6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
Analyze accounting transactions recorded in the book of original entry and adjust, record or post to prepare accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q2, Q5, Q9, Q10, Q13
100-80 %
 
Analyze accounting transactions recorded in the book of original entry and adjust, record or post to prepare accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q2, Q5, Q9, Q10, Q13
60-79%
 
Analyze accounting transactions recorded in the book of original entry and adjust, record or post to prepare accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q2, Q5, Q9, Q10, Q13
50-59%
 
Analyze accounting transactions recorded in the book of original entry and adjust, record or post to prepare accurate financial statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q2, Q5, Q9, Q10, Q13
Less than 50%
 
Application of established rules and logic per regulatory and commercial standards                                                                                                                                                                         
Outcomes
1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Demonstrate and interpret accounting data for recording operating versus capital leases in order to produce accurate Balance Sheets and Income Statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q16, Q17, Q18
100-80 %
 
Demonstrate and interpret accounting data for recording operating versus capital leases in order to produce accurate Balance Sheets and Income Statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q16, Q17, Q18
60-79%
 
Demonstrate and interpret accounting data for recording operating versus capital leases in order to produce accurate Balance Sheets and Income Statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Q16, Q17, Q18
50-59%
 
Demonstrate and interpret accounting data for recording operating versus capital leases in order to produce accurate Balance Sheets and Income Statements per Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Q16, Q17, Q18
Less than 50%
 
Content of Communication written essay                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
Outcomes
1                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
Assess the student's ability to understand and communicate/ write the reasoning for knowledge acquired through out the course as it relates to recording operating and capital leases
Question 20
100-80 %
 
Assess the student's ability to understand and communicate/ write the reasoning for knowledge acquired through out the course as it relates to recording operating and capital leases
Question 20
60-79%
 
Assess the student's ability to understand and communicate/ write the reasoning for knowledge acquired through out the course as it relates to recording operating and capital leases
Question 20
50-59%
 
Assess the student's ability to understand and communicate/ write the reasoning for knowledge acquired through out the course as it relates to recording operating and capital leases
Question 20
Less than 50%
 

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