5/06SyllabusACC 211: PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING IProfessor:Dr. Ed Banas, Jr., CPAEmail:[email protected]Telephone:(703) 878-5633Extended Learning Institute (ELI) – Distance LearningNorthern Virginia Community CollegeMailing Address:In-Person Address:8333 Little River Turnpike8000 Forbes PlaceAnnandale, VA 22003-3796Springfield, VA 22151Telephone: (703) 323-3347Toll-Free: (800) 627-5443V/TDD: (703) 323-3717Fax: (703) 323-3392Web Site:IMPORTANT DATES:You will receive a Quick-Start Syllabus in the mail, which will confirmyour registration in this course and contain your course enrollment dates, as described below.Ifyou do not receive this course enrollment confirmation by 10 days after the course is scheduledto begin, contact ELI registration immediately at (703) 323-3368.Start Date:This is your official start date; all other dates are based on it. Yourenrollment does not necessarily correspond to campus enrollment dates.You are expected to meet a schedule for submission of your work (seedetails in Course Progress section), soyou need to buy your coursematerials and start on time.Last Refund Date:This is the last date on which you can drop this course and receive arefund of your tuition. This is also the last date on which you can dropthis course and add another course without paying additional tuition. Todrop this course, use the NovaConnect online or telephone registrationsystem, or send a written request to ELI Registration. Written requestsmust be received by this date.Inactive Students Dropped:Inactive students who have not completed minimum requiredassignments as specified in course material will be administrativelywithdrawn without tuition refund. You will receive a grade ofW.Last Date for Withdrawal:This is the last date on which you can withdraw from this coursewithout grade penalty. Use the NovaConnect online or telephoneregistration system to drop the course, or send a written request to ELIRegistration so that it is received by this date. You will receive a gradeof "W." If you do not send in the minimum required assignments asspecified by the instructor by this date, you will be administrativelywithdrawn with no refund.End of Enrollment Date:All assignments and examinations should be completed by this date.(Also see the information in the section on Course Progress andIncomplete Grades.)For questions not answered in thisSyllabus,call theELI Hotlineat(703) 323-3347 or (800) 627-5443. ELI staff members are availablebetween 8:30am and 8:30pm Monday through Thursday, 8:30am and5:00pm Friday, and some Saturdays (hours vary by semester). If youare hearing impaired, call the V/TDD number, (703) 323-3717.
2Getting StartedWelcome to ELI!ThisSyllabusprovides information on your course requirements, requiredbooks and materials, assignments and examinations, and policies governing your enrollment.