ACC201_Syllabus_Fall_2010

ACC201_Syllabus_Fall_2010 - ACC 201: Introduction to...

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ACC 201: Introduction to Financial Accounting Common Syllabus (All Sections) Fall 2010 Instructor: Dr. M. Gaber Section C: MW 3:30 – 4:45 Hawkin 214 Office: Redcay 140 Section D: MW 5:00 – 6:15 Hawkin 214 Phone: 564- 4198 (Office) Email Address: gabermk@plattsburgh.edu Office Hours: TR: 10:00 - 12:00; F: 2:00 - 4:00 PM (other times are available by appointment) Web page: Angel Course Management System (See page 6 for instruction on how to access course materials on Angel) Etiquettes to be observed in this class: 1. Cell Phone, IPhone, …etc. must be turned-off before entering class. Text messaging is not permitted during class time as well. This request is necessary to prevent the amount of distractions and to insure a better management of class time. Further discussions will take place in the first meeting and a general agreement will be reached. However, if you have an emergency and you must keep your cell phone on, please let me know at the beginning of class time. 2. Students are allowed and encouraged to bring their laptop computers to be used only for class related materials. 3. Once class starts, you may not leave class before end of the session unless it is absolutely necessary. Access accommodative services on campus It is the policy of the College that any student requiring accommodations of any kind to fully access this course must be registered for accommodations with the Student Support Services office located in the Angell College Center. If you need any accommodations for this course, please contact Student Support Services at (518) 564- 2810. Catalog Course Description: This is a course of study that introduces financial accounting and financial reporting for business entities. It offers an introduction to accounting information system with emphasis on measuring, reporting, and using accounting information related to operating, investing, and financing activities, and involves detailed discussion of accounting concepts and issues concerning the financial position, income statement, statement of stockholders’ equity and statement of cash flows. Textbook Kimmel, Weygandt, and Kieso, Financial Accounting Tools for Business Decision Making, Fifth Edition, 2010, Wiley. Grade Policy 1
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1 Online Quizzes 08% 2 Exams 72% 3 Homework 10% 4 In Class Quizzes (10 - 15 minutes each) 10% 5 Attendance (Bonus of 2% for perfect attendance) 00% 6 Other Special Items 00% Measurable Learning Outcomes for this Course: Upon completion of an introductory course of study in financial accounting, students should demonstrate the following: 1. Understanding of basic financial statements, their nature, purposes and use by business decision makers. 2. Understanding of general accounting concepts and processes. 3.
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