A100 Syllabus

A100 Syllabus - A100 Basic Accounting Skills Syllabus Fall...

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A100 Basic Accounting Skills Syllabus – Fall I, 2009 (Aug. 31, 2009 – Oct. 24, 2009) Course and Instructor Information Instructor Vivian Winston: Office: BU428H Email: vwinston@indiana.edu Office Hours 8:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesdays. (Look at the A100 home page for locations.) GA office hours, review sessions and any changes in office hours will be posted on Oncourse . Office hours begin on Monday, Sept. 7 th . No office hours are held on exam days. Class numbers, times, days, and locations Professor Class # Meeting Times Location V. Winston 1245 11:15 - 12:05 p.m. MW McNutt 208B V. Winston 1246 12:20 - 1:10 p.m. MW McNutt 208B V. Winston 1247 1:25 - 2:15 p.m. MW McNutt 208B V. Winston 1248 2:30 - 3:20 p.m. MW McNutt 208B V. Winston 29487 11:15 – 12:05 p.m. TR McNutt 208B V. Winston 29488 12:20 - 1:10 p.m. TR McNutt 208B V. Winston 29490 1:25 - 2:15 p.m. TR McNutt 208B V. Winston 29491 2:30 – 3:20 p.m. TR McNutt 208B Course Materials Required - All reading material will be posted on the A100 Oncourse site ( http://oncourse.iu.edu ) during the academic term, under the “Calendar” tab. Check Oncourse often! To find the the readings on the Oncourse Calendar, click on “Location of Readings” on the A100 Oncourse Home page, under “Announcements”. - Sharp EL-233SB calculator – Available at the IU & TIS Bookstores this is the ONLY calculator that you may use on exams!
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Course Description Introduction and Overview Every student majoring in business, whether at the undergraduate or graduate level, in the U.S. or abroad, studies the material introduced in this course. This is so for good reason. For decades, accounting has been referred to as the "language of business". Understanding it has been critical to business practice for centuries. One of the first books printed on the Gutenberg press in the 15th century was devoted in large part to accounting. Students of business, regardless of their ultimate calling, must master the fundamentals of accounting in order to even begin to understand how the world works today. It is hard to believe until you understand it, but engaging in business -- any business -- without understanding accounting would be like playing in a Big 10 basketball game with no knowledge of how the score is kept, what counts as a foul, or what all those lines on the floor are about. The course focus is on the most critical fundamentals -- how to (metaphorically) dribble, pass, and understand court position and how to execute a few good plays. Of course, mastering the “fundamentals” is crucial for every successful endeavor -- basketball, basket-weaving, masonry, or business. If you want to be part of the game, you need to understand how things work and why they work as they do. This course will introduce you to the arena in which most of the world's work gets done. A100 is a one credit-hour course that is required for all students applying for admission to the Kelley School of Business (a
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