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Unformatted text preview: -1-BUAD 2040-004: Financial Accounting InformationFall Semester 2009Professor: Nancy L. Snow, MSA, CPAE-mail:[email protected]:3035 Stranahan HallClass Hours:TR 11:00am to 12:15pmPhone:419-530-2374Office Hours: TR 8:45am to 9:15am and 3:30pm to 5:30pmFax: 419-530-5516Overview:Accounting is often referred to as the language of business. BUAD 2040 will help you begin to understand and communicate inthis language. This course is an introduction to the principles of financial accounting. Financial accounting focuses on identifying,measuring, and communicating accounting information about a business to external users.Objectives:The course objectives for BUAD 2040 are to provide students with an opportunity to understand:1. The concepts and terminology of accounting.2. The importance of accounting information.3. How accounting information is produced and communicated.4. How accounting information can be used to make decisions about a company.5. The limitations inherent in accounting information.Required Materials for Course:1. Textbook: Fundamental Financial Accounting Concepts, Edmonds, Edmonds, McNair, and Olds (McGraw-Hill, 6thedition, 2008). Please see introduction power points for textbook options.2. Software: McGraw-Hills Homework Manager for Fundamental Financial Accounting Concepts, 6 editionth(purchased separately from the textbook). Please see Homework Manager instructions handout forpurchase options. 3. Calculator: Aurora HC101X or Aurora HC101B calculator (available at the Barnes and Noble Bookstore in theStudent Union and The Student Bookstore on Bancroft).Accounting Lab:The Department of Accounting provides an accounting lab located at 3042 Stranahan Hall. The lab is available to BUAD 2040 and2050 students who need assistance with concepts or assignments. Your instructor will announce the lab hours.Prerequisites:To enroll in this class you must have completed 30 semester hours.Withdrawals:The last day that a student can withdraw from the course with a grade of W is Friday, October 30. Missed Class Policy:If you believe that you have a specific, unavoidable situation that meets the Universitys definition of an excused class you shouldnotify your instructor in advance in writing or via e-mail.Academic Honesty:No form of academic dishonesty will be tolerated. If the unfortunate circumstance should arise, the full range of university/collegepolicies will be applied. This could result in a letter to your permanent file, immediate dismissal from the course with a grade ofF, or even stronger action. Please conduct yourself with integrity and honesty.-2-Professional Behavior:The College of Business Administration is a professional school and students are expected to act in a professional manner while inthis class. Please make sure to turn off all electronic devices before entering the classroom including but not limited to cell phones,laptops, pagers, PDAs and other miscellaneous devices....
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