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Unformatted text preview: Saddleback College Financial Accounting Accounting 1A Summer 2008 Course Syllabus Instructor: Anthony Y. Teng Phone: (949) 582-4895 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Office: LIB318C (or at Village) Office Hours: MTWTh 8:30am 9:00am, 12:50 1:30pm or arrange with instructor Saddleback Web Site and Blackboard Access: http://www.saddleback.edu Note: Every student is assigned a college e-mail account and pin number (password). Do not change your e-mail address. If you prefer to receive e-mail at another address, go to http://www.saddleback.edu and then to MySite, select E-mail and follow the instructions under Account Information to automatically forward your messages to the address of your choice. Course Requirements/Prerequisites: None. Course Objectives and Format: ( 4 u n it s ) This course will present the basic theory and structure of financial accounting as an information system, focusing on the corporate form of business ownership. Lectures, demonstration problems, group discussions, and analysis of &quot;real world&quot; applications will comprise the format of this class. You must be prepared to enter into discussions by reading text assignments and related articles in periodicals. Presentation of elementary financial accounting concepts from the current literature is strongly encouraged. I will supplement the text with articles from the professional literature and various periodicals as these become available. You will receive copies of these and will be expected to be tested on this material. Texts: Required: Financial and Managerial Accounting: Information for Decisions. Second Edition, Wild, John J. and Chiapetta,, Barbara. McGraw Hill/Irwin, 2007. Note: The textbook package includes everything you need for this class and is specially bundled for you by the publisher. It is only available through the Saddleback and Irvine Valley College bookstore or on-line with the publisher. The packaged materials includes on-line support content that may not be available or at an additional cost. The online URL to purchase the text is http://ebooks.primisonline.com/Wild2Edition/index.html . If you purchase the text from any other source, you will be responsible for any resource that is in this package. Exams/Grading Policy: Exams will consist of multiple choice questions, short answer questions, essays and short problems. There will be NO MAKE UP EXAMS given for any reason. If for an EMERGENCY reason you must miss an exam, the instructor must be notified BEFORE the scheduled exam or a grade of zero will be assigned. \SC ACCT1A\syllabus1a_summer.doc Your grade will be determined on the basis of the number of cumulative points scored on quizzes, exams, projects, and class participation. The points will be weighted as follows: Quiz (10@ 10pts) 100 points Exam (3@ 100 pts) 300 points Group project 50 points Homework (E=2pts, P=5pts) 200 points Note: Quizzes and homework will be administered via Homework Manager (see below). There is no extra credit.no extra credit....
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