ACC 371 Syllabus Fall 2010

ACC 371 Syllabus Fall 2010 - Accounting 371 Financial...

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Accounting 371 – Financial Accounting I Course Syllabus for Fall Semester 2010 Instructor: Gregory L. Prescott, CPA, CMA, CFM Office Location: Mitchell Learning Resource Center, #131 Office Phone: 251 460-6409 Home Phone: 251 460-6144 Class/Office Hours: Class Schedule Office Hours ACC 371.101 TuTh 11:00 – 12:15 p.m. TuTh 7:30 – 11:00 a.m. ACC 371.102 TuTh 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. MW 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. ACC 501.501 MW 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. Textbook Intermediate Accounting th edition Intermediate Accounting Problem-Solving Survival Guide (optional but recommended) Intermediate Accounting Study Guide (optional but recommended) Course Objectives and Content We will cover the conceptual framework; accounting information system basics; the financial statements; time value of money concepts; accounting for cash and receivables; the valuation of inventories; the acquisition and disposition of property, plant, and equipment; depreciation concepts; accounting for pensions and other postretirement benefits; and accounting for leases. WARNING Ask any of your fellow accounting majors who are at a more advanced stage of their coursework or ask anyone else who majored in accounting and they will tell you that the intermediate accounting courses were the easily the most difficult courses. You should expect this course to be challenging. In order for you to do well, you will be required to put forth significant effort. It is important that you read the pertinent text material before the related class discussion. Class time will be devoted primarily to lecture and discussion on the chapter material followed by working pertinent exercises and problems. Attendance As a result of the demands of this course, you are expected to attend each class meeting and to arrive on time. You will be responsible for all material covered and announcements made during class, whether or not you are present . Homework Assignments Exercises and problems are assigned for each chapter. Experience indicates there is a strong relationship between the number of homework problems successfully completed by a student 1
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and his or her final grade in an accounting course. You are expected to complete homework assignments in time for the related class discussion. It is your responsibility to be prepared to respond when called on in class. Students must maintain a separate portfolio containing assigned exercises, problems, and cases. All written assignments should be prepared on a separate piece of paper and clearly labeled. Missing or incomplete assignments will be factored into the determination of final grades as part of the homework portion of the grade
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