ACC 312 - Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting - AtiaseF

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Spring 2009 Syllabus – ACC 312 Page 1 Syllabus Accounting 312: Fundamentals of Managerial Accounting Spring 2009 Class Hours: TTh 9:30 – 11:00am (Unique #: 02295) Location: UTC 1.102 Professor: Florence Atiase Office: CBA 2.218 E-mail: Florence.Atiase@mccombs.utexas.edu Office Hours: TTh 12:30-1:30pm Webpage: http://courses.utexas.edu (Blackboard) Phone: (512) 471-5329 TA: Office: E-mail: Office Hours: Required Materials MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING, by Ronald W. Hilton (8th edition, ©2009). Electronic Supplements Homework solutions and selected Powerpoint slides for each chapter will be posted on Blackboard. Additional readings and study materials, if any, will be posted on Blackboard as well. It is your obligation, during the first week of class , to ensure: (1) that you can access the class site on Blackboard, and (2) that the email account that you use is correctly recorded in the UT-Austin Registrar system. Publisher Supplements Available A study guide to accompany MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING ( $ ) Text website (Online Learning Center): www.mhhe.com/hilton8e ( free - click on “Student Edition”) This site is actually quite useful, as it includes chapter summaries and quizzes that will help you review chapter content. Course Objective The objective of this course is to help make you a successful businessperson, whatever your field, by learning to use and interpret a company’s internal financial and non-financial data. This will be accomplished by studying some of the basic context and skills that are needed to understand the data you are provided and by learning how to make effective decisions using that data. Course Routine You are encouraged to ask questions in class, both to seek technical clarification of points discussed in class and to understand how a particular topic relates to your personal interest in business. To do this effectively, you will need to, and are expected to , study the chapter readings and other assigned materials and complete suggested homework problems PRIOR TO each class meeting. When we are together, we must devote time to the discussion and illustration of some of the more important applications and trickier aspects of the assigned materials and, if you have not prepared yourself with the
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Spring 2009 Syllabus – ACC 312 Page 2 basics, you will not be able to ask good clarifying questions, nor will you have time to absorb everything we discuss. Academic Standards Course grades will be determined using the following deliverables and weights: Two (non-cumulative) Midterms Lowest midterm 17.5% Highest midterm 27.5% Final Exam (cumulative) 35% Quizzes 15% Team Assignment 5% 100% The class average for this course has typically been in the 2.7 - 2.9 range. You may assess your performance based on the traditional grade cutoffs of 90% = A, 80% = B, 70% = C, 60% = D, and below 60% = F. There is generally no curve in this class, but I reserve the right to curve final grades, if necessary, based on the class average and the academic standards for the course. Incompletes will be
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2010 for the course ACC 320 taught by Professor Dr.merker during the Spring '10 term at London College of Accountancy.

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