AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
S1HH 2013 PA
Colter, Gerald R.
B.S. Accounting – Illinois Wesleyan UniversityMaster of Management – Troy State UniversityCertified Public Accountant
5:30 - 10:30 PM
Fundamental Accounting Principles, 20/e (Chapters 1-25)
John J. Wild, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ken W. Shaw, University of Missouri-Columbia
Barbara Chiappetta, Nassau Community College
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REQUIRED: Read each chapter and complete assigned homework. There are several types of problems from the text--quick studies, exercises, and problems. Most of the homework will be problems. In each chapter, there is a "Problem Set A" and a "Problem Set B". You are required to review the assigned Problem Set A problems, which we will go over in class. Then, for your homework grade (10%), YOU ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE PROBLEM SET B HOMEWORK PROBLEMS PRIOR TO THE NEXT CLASS AND PUT IN DROPBOX. For example, the homework for chapter 3 is:
Quickstudy Exercises Problems
You will have to do quickstudy 3-1, exercises 3-2 and 3-3, and Problem Set 3-1A and Problem Set 3-1B. You are required to put Problem Set 3-1B in the DROPBOX of the class at Parkonline.org prior to class. I will not accept hard copy turn-ins curing class.
Attached to the syllabus are (1) the homework sheet, (2) a basic accounting summary sheet, (3) a solution guide to Problem Set A, and (4) a blank solution sheet (to work Problem Sets A & B on your own).
You are required to bring with you to class (1) the PowerPoint slides (provided at "http://www.parkonline.org/" ) and (2) the homework solutions for problems assigned. We will work these problems in class. Please bring all of these printouts to class with the problems worked.
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The instructor's educational philosophy is one of interactiveness based on lectures, readings, cases dialogues, & examinations. The instructor will engage each learner to encourage the exploration of ideas, issues, and contradictions.
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:
Three exams count 90% and quizes, homework, and participation count 10%.
Three exams: 30% each = 90%
Quiz/Homework/Participation 10% = 10%
89.0 – 100.0 = A
79.0 – 88.9 = B
69.0 – 78.9 = C
59.0 – 68.9 = D
< 58.9 = 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 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.
Students are expected to turn in assignments and take examinations on the date scheduled or due. Late submissions of work or make-up exams will not be accepted unless prior arrangements are made with the instructor. Further, if a student must miss a test, it is their responsibility to find a workable time for both the instructor and student to take the exam. At the latest, the student will have to take the exam during the next class date.
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Introduction and Syllabus Review
Accounting in Business
Analyzing & Recording Transactions
Accounting Information Systems
Cash & Internal Controls
Accounting for Receivables
Chapters 5 - 8
Plant Assets, Natural Resources, & Intangibles
Current Liabilities & Payroll
Accounting for Partnerships
1 - 12
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