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Virginia CollegeBUS 1410Page 1Course SyllabusCourse Number:BUS 1410 Section: A Course Title:Principles of Accounting IInstructor Name:Voice Mail:Email Address:Mrs. Debra D. Love318-741-8020[email protected]Term Dates:06/29/2015 – 09/11/2015Class Meetings:MWCredit Hours:4 Lecture Hours:40Lab Hours:0Course Length:11 weeksPrerequisite(s):NoneTextbook:Slater, Jeffrey. (2013). College Accounting: A Practical Approach, 12thEdition.Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson. Slater, Jeffrey. (2013). College Accounting, Chapters 1-12 with Study Guide and Working Papers, 12th Edition.Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson.Instructional Materials:Textbook, Hand-outs, Outside Readings, VC Library Course Description:This course covers the essentials of accounting to maintain business records in the office. Special attention is given to accounting for personal services and to business and industry. A study of the accounting cycle, preparation, and analysis of financial statements is included.Course Objectives:Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:define and use accounting terminology.analyze business transactions and record them in a journal.post from the journal, determine account balances, and prepare a trial balance and a work sheet.prepare a balance sheet, income statement, and statement of owner’s equity.complete the accounting cycle for a service business.complete daily tasks in a timely manner.work cooperatively with others in a professional manner.Instructional Methods:Discussion, Lecture, Audio-visuals Resources:Reference materials are available in our college library as well as the Internet and the local public libraries. Research assignments should include the Virginia College Virtual Library, which is your gateway to reference resources. Students may access the virtual library through the Virginia College Student Portal: Evaluation:Participation and Professionalism10%Out of Class Homework10%Mini Practice Set 15%Midterm20%Final Exam20%Effective Summer 2015
Virginia CollegeBUS 1410Page 2Course SyllabusChapter Test25%Total100%Students are expected to spend two hours in homework for each hour in lecture. All homework will be graded and will comprise the percentage of the final course grade identified in “Out of Class Student Homework.”Grading Scale:% RangeLetter Grade 90% - 100%A80% - 89%B70% - 79%C60% - 69%D0% - 59%FPercentages are determined by dividing the number of points earned by the total points possible.Attendance/Make-UpPolicy:Refer to Catalog.Daily tasks will be assigned which are due by the end of the class meeting each day. These tasks do not fall under the Make-up policy. Task completion is included in the student’s Professionalism grade.Professionalism Expectations:Students are expected to act in a professional manner by meetingdeadlines, solving problems, cooperating with classmates, and generallycontributing in a positive way to the class. Working in your field of study

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