Accounting Syllabus Fall 2010(1)

Accounting Syllabus Fall 2010(1) - Rutgers University...

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Rutgers University Department of Accounting and Information Systems Introduction to Financial Accounting-33:010:272:08 Fall 2010 Section 08 M Th 10:20-11:40 BE 252 Professor: Richard L Fair Office: Levin 229 rfair@business.rutgers.edu Your Email subject line must contain Fall Sec 08 Phone: 732-445-5311 Office Hours: Mondays 11:45AM-12:30PM, Thursdays 11:45AM-1PM and by appointment. Required Textbook and Supplement: 1. Financial Accounting, 7 th edition 2. Wiley PLUS (bundled with the textbook if purchased from the bookstore). Course Objectives: The general objectives of Introduction to Financial Accounting are to provide the student with an understanding of: 1. The preparation of financial statements for users external to the firm 2. The concepts and standards underlying the accounting procedures used to measure business performance 3. The use of accounting information for business decisions and as a basic language of business The course will emphasize communication skills, critical thinking and decision-making skills, and real- world issues in accounting. Course Structure: Class time will be divided between lecture and discussing the assigned homework. Given the amount of material to be covered, it is important for students to read the chapter in detail to get a basic understanding prior to the class period when a new topic will be covered. Students should also attempt the exercises and problems that are assigned. How to succeed in Introduction to Financial Accounting:
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course ENVSCI 101 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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