ACT4491 Syllabus FA10

ACT4491 Syllabus FA10 - School of Accountancy Mission...

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___________________________________________________________________________ School of Accountancy Mission Statement The mission of the School of Accountancy is to advance the accounting profession by providing quality accounting education to both undergraduate and graduate students, publishing quality research and providing service to the professional community. We prepare students for successful careers with increasing professional and managerial responsibility in public accounting as well as government and industry and prepare undergraduate students for admission to graduate programs in accounting and business. __________________________________________________________________________________________ Syllabus ACT 4491 ADVANCED ACCOUNTING FALL 2010 Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 – 9:45, Room 305, General Academic Building __________________________________________________________________________________________ INSTRUCTOR : Dr. Lorraine Magrath, Ph.D. OFFICE : 124 McCartha OFFICE PHONE: 670-3155 E-MAIL: [email protected] (the first character is the lowercase letter “l,” as in Lorraine ) OFFICE HOURS: Scheduled : Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 – 2:00 Wednesday: 10:00 – 12:00 Appointment : My policy is to be available as often as possible. If my scheduled office hours conflict with your schedule, I am available for specific appointments at our mutual convenience. Call or email to make an appointment. __________________________________________________________________________________________ TEXT : Advanced Accounting , Paul Fischer, W.J. Taylor, and R. H. Cheng, Southwestern Publishing, 10 th Edition, ISBN-10: 0324379056; ISBN-13: 9780324379051 OTHER MATERIALS: Additional course materials will be available on Blackboard. COURSE DESCRIPTION: Theory and applications of accounting for business combinations, branches and segments, partnerships, and foreign currency transactions and translations. COURSE PURPOSE: This course is required to fulfill the requirements for a BABA/BSBA, Accounting major and intends to introduce students to accounting concepts related to business combinations, consolidated financial statements, segment reporting, partnerships, and multi-national accounting and reporting. OBJECTIVES: The instructor’s objectives are to: assist students in obtaining an understanding of advanced accounting concepts and issues that are essential for professional development; provide practice in problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills that are necessary for communicating accounting information; assist students in learning to use information by identifying problem requirements, identifying relevant information for problem solving, and adapting knowledge to problem situations; and assist students in obtaining the specific course objectives listed below. Specific course objectives:
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course ACT 4491 taught by Professor Magrath during the Spring '11 term at Troy.

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ACT4491 Syllabus FA10 - School of Accountancy Mission...

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