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1 BUSI 1004 Financial Accounting for Business Students Fall 2010 --------------------------------------- Section ------------------------------------- B C D E Instructor Ouafa Sakka Jacques Maurice Garth Sheriff Garth Sheriff Time Day M/W T/R T/R M/W From 13:05 8:35 10:05 13:05 To 14:25 9:55 11:25 14:25 Location SA 416 TB 210 TB 360 MC 5050 Instructor Ouafa Sakka Jacques Maurice Garth Sheriff Office DT 826 DT 923 DT 801 Telephone 520-2600 x 3109 520-2393 520-2600 x 2030 E-mail ouafa_sakka@ carleton.ca jmaurice@ sprott.carleton.ca garth_sheriff@ carleton.ca Office Hrs Wed 10:00 - 11:00 Tue 10:00 - 11:00 Tue 13:00 - 14:30 Thu 15:00 - 16:30 Fri 11:30 - 13:00 Wed 10:00 - 11:30 BUSI 1004 is the first accounting course in a two-course sequence (with BUSI 1005). This financial accounting course is an integrated introduction to accounting principles and practices. Accounting ha s often been called "the language of business". This course is designed to help you begin to understand and communicate in this language - something that is important for users of accounting information - not just preparers of it. The course should also help you gain an appreciation for the uses of accounting information and the limitations inherent in accounting information. Course Objectives Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to have: a) A general understanding of the role of the accounting profession in society. b) An understanding of the preparation of financial statements. c) An understanding (including the limitations) of accounting measurements and reporting. d) Skills to critically analyze and interpret accounting information for decision purposes. e) A solid foundation for additional study and careers in business.
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2 Prerequisite This course is limited to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce or the Bachelor of International Business. This course is a prerequisite to 1. BUSI 1005 (with a grade of D- or higher) 2. BUSI 2208 (with a grade of D- or higher) 3. BUSI 2005 (with a grade of C- or higher) 4. BUSI 2001 ( with a grade of C or higher ) Required Course Materials Textbook: An Introduction to Financial Accounting Maurice, Renfroe, 2010 Available at Allegra Print and Imaging (Bank and Sunnyside)* - approx. $25 + HST Response Card: Turning Point Response Card (RCRF-03) Available from Allegra Print and Imaging* - approx. $52 + HST
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