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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to Financial Accounting Course number: BUS ADM-201 Lecture sections: 401, 402 and 403 Spring 2010 Instructor: Charles A. Konkol CPA, MS Taxation Office: N328 (mailbox on 4 th floor) Telephone: 229-3825 E-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: Just before or after lecture and M, W 3:30 - 5:30*** ***Note you dont need an appointment to see the professor during office hours. Also, the professor is usually in his office just before lectures and he will be willing to talk to you just after lectures in most cases. Course schedule: For lecture and discussion rooms and times for our class BUS-ADM 201 please refer to the schedule of classes. It is on the UWM website at http://www4.uwm.edu/schedule/index.cfm? a1=subject_details&amp;subject=BUS%20ADM&amp;strm=1088 Course prerequisite: Sophomore standing or consent of instructor. Course description and objectives: This course provides an introduction to accounting and financial reporting concepts for business students. It covers the basics of accounting and reporting methods, with an emphasis on the use of financial statements by non-accountants. The course counts as a repeat of BUS ADM 207. A grade of at least B is a prerequisite to continue to the next required course for accounting majors, BUS ADM-301. Email policy : You should contact your TA with homework questions, not the professor. Contact Professor Konkol for emergencies. For missed exam emergencies, email as soon as possible AND you must see him in person to be formally excused. Also see the * footnote under EXAMS on the next page regarding missing exams. If you have any request for advice, favors, detailed questions, special treatment, excuse to miss an exam, etc, PLEASE see the professor in person ! Email will not work for this. Do not use text message format in email messages to the professor. Be professional in these or any other career related emails. Use proper grammar and a spell checker. Grading policy : There are a possible 1000 regular points earned as follows: Exams (non-cumulative) are worth 250 points each. Homework &amp; quiz points: WileyPlus problems 203 points + GLS problems 13 points + BYP manually prepared problems 4 points + quizzes 30 points = Total 250 points. The grading scale will be based on a curve determined by the instructor. Extra Credit: There will be 3 extra credit problems. Accurate solutions will earn up to 15 points each. Partially completed problems will not be accepted. All requirements must be complete or NO POINTS WILL BE AWARDED. You will earn at least half points if all sections are completed in a neat fashion, even if inaccurate. TA Office # Office hours Office phone email Sections Adam Podd N322 W 5:30pm - 6:30pm, R 11:00am - 2:00pm 229-2548 [email protected] DS 602,604,620,621 Amanda Horness N323 R 10:00am - 11:00am, R 1:00pm - 4:00pm 229-4036 [email protected] DS 606,608,618,619 Brent Endres N322 R 2:30pm - 4:30pm, F 8:00 am - 9:00am, F 1:00pm - 2:00pm 229-2548 [email protected]@uwm....
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