De Anza CollegeACCT 1CCourse Syllabus – Winter 2019Instructor:Kevin Mello, CPA (inactive), MBAContact Information:OfficeF 51UE-mail[email protected](best way to contact me)Phone(408) 864-8902Class Meetings:T/R 8:30AM-10:20AMClass Location:L76Office Hours:Monday – Thursday from 10:20AM-11:20AMCourse Description (from current College Catalog):Study the role of management accounting information in organizations for operational control,product and customer costing and performance measurement.Required Text and Materials:Accounting 1C with CengageNOW (27thedition) by Warren, Reeve, and Duchac,published by Cengage Cengage Now Registration () Course Key: E-Y84EY53B9WQD94 Scantrons for exams – Form 882-E Course Format:The course will be made up of lecture, problems, exercises, homework, quizzes, exams, andprojects – all of which are intended to reinforce your reading of the chapters covered during thatspecific class period. Quizzes, exams, homework, and projects will assess your comprehensionof the material. Class participation is critical to your success in learning the concepts covered.Student Learning Outcome (SLO)Identify elements of cost for a business and explain and analyze how costs are allocated andassessed for various users. Compare and contrast the cost accounting system for a manufacturer,merchandiser and service firm and distinguish the differences and similarities between financialreporting and cost accounting and utilize NPR and IRR for evaluating the financial viability of abusiness decision.
Course Expectations:I expect you to read the relevant pages of the textbook beforecoming to class, attend regularly,and actively participate. The course covers quite a bit of material, not all of which will bereviewed during class. Discussions/exercises are designed to build upon your preparation, not toreplace it. Course Requirements:Online ExercisesAn exercise will be posted on Canvas for each chapter which you must manually complete andbring to the last class that the material will be covered. The best sixscores will be recorded. QuizzesThere will be weekly quizzes that focus on your comprehension of the material we are scheduledto cover that week. The day of the week that the quiz is given will not be announced aheadof time; i.e., it could be any day the class meets. Each quiz is worth 5 points for a total of 45points.If you miss a quiz for any reason, you cannot make it up or reschedule it.You willbe placed in a group that you can discuss the answers with before turning in your quiz.