acc - 220 - Week 1 Syllabus

acc - 220 - Week 1 Syllabus - & Thursday 10...

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Week One: Careers and Accounting in Business Details Due Points Objectives 1.1 Summarize the role accounting plays in business. 1.2 Discuss the importance of ethics in financial reporting. 1.3 Discuss the various career opportunities within the field of accounting. Course Preparation Read the course description and objectives. Read the instructor’s biography and post your own. Readings Read Appendix A. Read Ch. 1 of Essentials of Accounting . Participation Participate in class discussion. Ongoing: 4 days per week (post 2 substanti al posts on 4 days, total of 8 posts) 10 Discussion Questions Respond to weekly discussion questions. Tuesday
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Unformatted text preview: & Thursday 10 Checkpoint Career Opportunities Visit the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos001.htm for an overview of the accounting field. Visit www.careers-in-accounting.com for additional details such as salary expectations and general job expectations. Locate three job postings within your state for positions in the field of accounting. Write a 200- to 300-word summary of the educational requirements for each position, the starting salary (if listed), and a brief description of the responsibilities of the position. Friday 30...
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