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Old Dominion UniversityAccounting 201Online FormatPrinciples of Financial AccountingClass SyllabusSpring 2021Professor:Jacklyn A. Collins, Ed.D., CPA, CGMAOffice:Constant Hall 2159E-Mail:[email protected]Textbook and Other Educational Information:Financial & Managerial Accounting, 8thEdition, Wild, special edition for ODU,DIGITAL ACCESS.Email address – all students must have an ODU email address to access Blackboard. Class announcements will be made onBlackboard and all grades will be posted on Blackboard.Catalog Description:Elementary financial accounting concepts and procedures used in the preparation of financial statements;elementary financial statement analysis; and use of financial accounting information for special-purpose decision making.Prerequisite:completion ofMATH 102M,STAT 130Mor qualified to enroll inMATH 162M.ACCT 201orACCT 226isprerequisite toACCT 202.IncludED and Connect:This course is part of the IncludED program. As such, you have access to learning materials the first day ofclass. The selected textbook also provides additional supplemental learning materials through Connect. This includes additionalreview materials, questions, and problems. You gain access to Connect when you log intoBlackboard and on theBlackboardhomepage you simply click on the Accounting 201 option. From there you should have access to Connect. If have any problems, pleasecontact Patrick Binks at[email protected]It is important that you understand that, for this course, the work you do in Connectwill notbe included in your grade calculation.Instead, including access to Connect materials is designed to enhance and supplement your understanding of the course materials.Course Objectives:This is the first semester of a two-semester sequence in Accounting Principles topics. Presented are theelementary accounting concepts and procedures used in the preparation of financial statements for business entities.Theprimaryobjectiveis to present accounting as an information development and communication function that supports economic decisionmaking. The knowledge gained in this class should facilitate subsequent learning even if the student takes no additional academicwork in accounting. Students completing the first course in accounting should (1) develop a broad view of accounting's role to satisfythe need for financial information; (2) understand the basic features ofbusiness transaction reporting including the principles formeasurement and placement and the accounting information system; (3) be able to track financial transactions through the accountingsystem to the financial statements; (4) know and appreciate the basic concepts that support accounting judgments and estimation,controls and processes, and be aware of the professional responsibilities and the ethics of internal and external reportingCourse Specific Learning Goals:(1)To journalize and post accounting transactions for a business entity to the appropriate journal or ledger;(2)

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