ACIS+4124_5124+Syllabus+Spring+2012

ACIS+4124_5124+Syllabus+Spring+2012 - VIRGINIA TECH ACIS...

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VIRGINIA TECH ACIS 4124/5124 – Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting Spring 2012 Syllabus Instructor: Dr. Easterwood Office: 3072 Pamplin Phone: 231-7920 E-mail: cmeast@vt.edu Office Hours: T, Th 10:00 am – 12 noon and by appointment COURSE OBJECTIVES: To learn the following: 1. The characteristics that distinguish governmental and nonprofit entities from for- profit entities. 2. An understanding of the accounting principles and practices applicable to government and not-for-profit entities, and how these differ from principles and practices used by businesses. 3. How to record and report transactions for government and not-for-profit entities. Required Course Materials: Accounting for Governmental and Nonprofit Entities , by Earl R. Wilson, Jacqueline L. Reck and Susan C. Kattelus, 15 th edition (McGraw-Hill, 2010) Grading: Percentage Exam 1 Exam 2 Final Exam Quizzes Group Project 26% 26% 26% 11% 11% Total 100% Final grades will be determined based on the following standard scale: Note: The instructor reserves the right to adjust the final grades based on the class average and in accordance with the guidelines and grading standards for the course. 10363ba184bd21ae296b43e8460b198e9c46a079.doc2 Page 1 of 3 A/A- 90% – 100% B/B+/B- 80%-89% C/C+/C- 70%-79% D/D+/D- 60%-69% F 0 – 59%
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During the semester, I will post grades on Scholar. It is your responsibility to keep track of your grades throughout the course so you have an accurate idea of where you stand in the class and what you need to do to achieve a desired grade in the class. If you feel there has been an error in the recording of a grade, you have one week
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