ACIS+2116+Syllabus+Spring+2010[1]

ACIS+2116+Syllabus+Spring+2010[1] - A C I S 2 1 1 6 A C I S...

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Unformatted text preview: A C I S 2 1 1 6 A C I S 2 1 1 6 P r in c ip le s P r in c ip le s o f o f M a n a g e r ia l A c c o u n tin M a n a g e r ia l A c c o u n tin V i r g i n i a V i r g i n i a T e c h T e c h Spring 2010 Spring 2010 Section 1. The objective of this course is to teach students the following : 1.1 The nature and purpose of managerial accounting. Managerial accounting differs from financial accounting because managerial accounting is used to help managers plan and control the operations of the firm. 1.2 The types of reports and information that managers need to make decisions. 1.3 The concepts underlying the measurements used in managerial accounting. 1.4 The importance of ethics and professional integrity. Section 2. Course Prerequisites: You must have received credit for ACIS 2115 in order to take this course. If you have not received credit for ACIS 2115, you will be dropped from ACIS 2116. Section 3. Required Course Materials: Managerial ACCT: 2010 Student Edition (with Printed Access Card) , 1st edition, Sawyers, Jackson, and Jenkins (South-Western Cengage Learning, 2010). Access code for CengageNow – This access code is needed in order to complete the homework assignments online. Your textbook should come with a CengageNow access code. ACIS 2116 Syllabus Spring 2010 Page 1 Simple, non-programmable, 4 or 5 function calculator – Students may only use simple, non-programmable, 4 or 5 function calculators during exams. Students may NOT use graphing, financial, scientific and/or programmable calculators during exams. Section 4. Grading: 4.1 Grades are based entirely on your performance on the items listed in the box below. Percent of Grade Homework & Statement of Understanding Exam 1 Exam 2 Final Exam 10% 30% 30% 30% Total 100% 4.2 There is NO guarantee that final grades will be curved. Individual components of the grade will not be adjusted during the semester to achieve a grade distribution curve, and, therefore, should be viewed on a traditional scale as follows: A 93% and above A- 90% – 92% B+ 87% - 89% B 83% - 86% B- 80% - 82% C+ 77% - 79% C 73% - 76% C- 70% - 72% D+ 67% - 69% ACIS 2116 Syllabus Spring 2010 Page 2 D 63% - 66% D- 60% - 62% F 0% – 59% Section 5. Important Information: 5.1 This course is coordinated by Dr. Easterwood. Dr. Easterwood prepares all the exams and determines final grades. You may contact Dr. Easterwood by email at [email protected] or by phone at 231-7920. 5.2 According to ACIS Department Policy, graduate teaching assistants may not see exams prior to the time they are administered to students. 5.3 This course is a difficult course. Unlike other courses you may have taken, you cannot get by with simply reading the lecture notes and/or listening to the lecture....
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