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Texas A&M University-Commerce College of Business Department of Accounting Syllabus Principles of Accounting ACCT 221-01E Call #80002 Fall 2015 Instructor: Robert Rankin Office: BA225 Phone: (903) 886-5659 Fax: (903) 468-8148- Email: [email protected] (preferred contact method) Office hours: Monday/Wednesday 12:30 to 3:00PM Course Meeting Day/Time/Room: Monday/Wednesday 11:00AM-12:15PM BA256 01E 80002 Course Description: An introduction to financial accounting concepts and financial reporting, with the focus being on how decision makers analyze, interpret, and use accounting information. Emphasis is given to how accounting measures, records, and reports economic activities for corporations and on the relationship between accrual and cash flow measures in interpreting accounting information. Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in MIS 128 or CSci 126. Course Materials: Required Text: (Using an e-text is not recommended) Horngren's Financial & Managerial Accounting Plus MyAccountingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5/E Authors: Miller-Nobles, Mattison, Matsumura ISBN Hardbound: 9780134077345 ISBN Loose-leaf: 9780134078908 Code: 80002 - registered/index.html
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Recommended: Financial calculator: Any type is acceptable. Cell phones and other similar devices are not to be used. Course Embedded Assessment Objectives: Upon satisfactory completion of this course, the student will: Apply the fundamental concepts and assumptions that underlie financial accounting principles. Demonstrate an understanding of the steps of the accounting cycle and of the basic elements of the four financial statements. Identify, record, and report transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Student Responsibilities: 1. Read assigned material on schedule. 2. Complete all homework assignments on time and before class. 3. Prepare for class, examinations, and quizzes. 4. Participate in all discussions. Teaching Procedures: The class will be conducted in a lecture/discussion format. Be prepared to discuss and ask questions about the material assigned for each class period. This will require that you read the material prior to the class period during which it will be discussed. Although many of the issues covered in the readings will be discussed in class, all the areas covered in the readings will not be part of class discussion. You are encouraged to participate in class. Participation is based on volunteering for class activities and exhibiting a positive attitude, demonstrated by attentive, courteous, and respectful behavior at all times. The nature of this course encourages an interactive forum, and everyone has something valuable to contribute. Disruptive or rude behavior will not be
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