INTRODUCTORY FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
SRING 2010 SYLLABUS
Section and Time:
Letti Lowe-Ardoin, MS,
(1) 7:40-8:30 MWF
(2) 8:40-9:30 MWF
3106 C Patrick Taylor Hall
Jan Holmes, MS, CPA
(4) 9:40-10:30 MWF
(5) 10:40-11:30 MWF
3106C Patrick Taylor
Chris Denstel, MS, CPA
(7) 11:40-12:30 MWF
3305 Patrick Taylor Hall
Jan Holmes, 3106C Patrick Taylor Hall,
(preferred method of communication),
MATH 1021 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the prerequisites, you will not receive credit for this
A grade of "C" or above must be earned in this course to advance to any other accounting course (ACCT 2101
or ACCT 3001).
Credit will not
be given for both this course and ACCT 2000.
Financial accounting with emphasis on knowledge required for completion of the accounting
cycle, including income measurement and financial statement preparation; accounting for current and plant assets,
current and long-term liabilities, stockholders’ equity, and cash flows.
Since this course is foundational to success in
subsequent accounting courses, retention of this material is essential. This course is departmentally administered,
which means the content and grading of the course are uniform across all sections.
LSU custom edition of Financial Accounting
by Jerry J. Weygandt, Paul D. Kimmel, and Donald E. Kieso, 6
edition, 2008, Wiley Publishers (required). The course will also utilize the WileyPLUS online resources. WileyPLUS
access codes are included in the LSU custom edition of the text or available for purchase separately at
You will use your code to login to the WileyPlus site at the url provided by your instructor. At this
site, you will work the WileyPlus assignments that are required. The site also contains additional practice materials and
Students are responsible for all announcements made in class, through PAWs email, or on Moodle.