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2100+spring+09+final+syllabus - SYLLABUS ACCT 2100 -...

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SYLLABUS ACCT 2100 - INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING – SPRING 2009 NOTE: This syllabus provides a general plan for the course. Deviations during the semester may be necessary. Instructor: George Green Section Number: 2100-02 Classroom Location: Room 105 – Bld. BB Class Dates/Times: Monday and Wednesday 3:30 – 4:45 Instructor Contact Information: Vista e-mail -- green8 Instructor Office Hours: Prior to class or after class by appointment Course Description and Learning Objectives At the end of this three-credit hour course, the successful student will be able to: 1. Describe the format and content of the four financial statements. 2. Explain how financial information is used by and important to a variety of readers (creditors, suppli- ers, investors, employees, etc.). 3. Evaluate company results using financial statement information (e.g., ratio analysis). 4. Perform basic financial calculations designed to enhance analytical and decision making skills. The goal of the Coles College of Business is to provide a well-balanced education for each student. This puzzle illustrates the pieces that fit together to provide that balance. Assignments, quizzes and exams are designed to support the 4 learning objectives listed above and provide the balanced educational experience illustrated by this puzzle. The following chart shows details by each puzzle piece. Students demonstrate their analytical and decision-making skills through Graded Assignments. Critical Thinking P-1
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Students identify the external forces that affect accounting and society’s need for information by completing Reading Assignments and demonstrate their knowledge through Quizzes and Exams. Ethics Students demonstrate their ability to effectively communicate and interact with others through classroom discussions and Web CT Vista Classroom Discussion Board postings and responses . Interaction Students identify the external forces that affect accounting and society’s need for accounting information by completing Reading Assignments. Students demonstrate their knowledge through Quizzes and Exams. Perspectives Students demonstrate resource management by completing Graded Assignments, Quizzes and Exams within the stated timeframes. Resource Management Students use technology to improve personal productivity through Graded Assignments. Technology Students demonstrate their understanding of the format, content and use of financial statements and the effects of accounting treatments on financial results through Graded Assignments, Quizzes, and Tests. Discipline-Specific Knowledge COURSE PREREQUISITES Text P-2
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Fundamental Financial Accounting Concepts, accompanied by Homework Manager access 6 th edition by Edmonds, Edmonds, McNair and Olds Published by McGraw-Hill Irwin If you purchase a used version of the text, you’ll also need to purchase an access code for Homework Manager. If you are taking this course again, have already purchased a Homework Manager access code,
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course -01 80445 taught by Professor Allsup during the Spring '08 term at Kennesaw.

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