210_syllabus_Gee_fall 2007

210_syllabus_Gee_fall 2007 - ACCOUNTING 210 Concepts of...

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1 ACCOUNTING 210 Concepts of Financial Reporting Fall, 2007 Instructor: Paige E. Gee Phone: 513-7853 Office: Nelson 3113 E-mail: [email protected] Class WebCt Page: http://vista.ncsu.edu (unity login required) Office Hours: Mon., Wed. and Fri. 10:15 – 11:00 or by appointment. Class Schedule: Sec 004, MWF, 09:10 – 10:00 (Gardner 3214) Sec 010, MWF, 11:20 – 12:10 (Cox 209) Sec 007, MWF, 12:25 – 01:15 (Nelson 2406) Course Objectives: This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of financial accounting concepts and procedures. By the end of the course, the student should: ± Have a basic understanding of the financial reporting process, including the accounting cycle, and concepts and principles that underlie financial statements, ± Be able to prepare, interpret, and analyze a basic set of financial statements, ± Understand basic internal control procedures, and ± Understand and perform basic time value of money calculations. Prerequisites: none I. Textbook and Other Materials A. Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making , 4 th edition, Kimmel, Weygandt, and Kieso, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005 (Required), cost $143.75 (new) or $107.85 (used) B. Acc 210 Course Packet – Old Final Exams, download free copy at class WebCt page (see above) C. Non-programmable calculator (Required) II. Grading Policies A. Calculation of Course Grade: Exam #1 20% Exam #2 20% Exam #3 20% Quizzes/HW/In-class 15% Final Exam 25% Attendance ** ** see policy on attendance 100%
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2 B. Grading Scale: A+ 97 – 100 D+ 67 – 69 A 93 – 96 D 63 – 66 A- 90 – 92 D- 60 – 62 B+ 87 – 89 F Below 60 B 83 – 86 B- 80 – 82 C+ 77 – 79 C 73 – 76 C- 70 – 72 III. Homework, Quizzes, In-class assignments, Attendance, and Exams A. : Together, graded homework, in-class assignments and quizzes will make up 15% of your total grade. Homework assignments will be put on the calendar section of WebCt (see below). You are expected to have at least attempted homework before coming to the class for which it is assigned. Selected homework assignments may be taken up and graded. No late homework or quizzes will be accepted except for excused absences and documented emergencies. Once the solution to a quiz (in-class, take-home, or WebCt) has been given out in class, no make-ups are allowed. You will be allowed to drop at least two homework/quiz/in-class assignment grades. In-class assignments will include short assignments from the textbook that students will prepare during class to turn in for a grade. Each assignment will be graded on a 5-point scale. Students will not be able to make-up any in-class assignments. In-class assignments may be given at the beginning, middle, or end of class. Homework, in-class assignments and quizzes that are taken up must be organized and neat, or full
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