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SyllabusSchool of BusinessACC/300 Version 3Principles of Accounting|
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Course Description: BSAB16TON3 2/19/2013 - 03/25/2013
 
This course focuses on principles of accounting for the non-accounting student. Emphasis will be placed on the accounting equation and transactions, financial statement preparation and analysis, internal controls, regulatory environment, compliance, and global business implications.

 
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University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.  

Course Materials
 Kimmel, P. D., Weygandt, J. J., & Kieso, D. E. (2011). Financial accounting: Tools for business decision making (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.  
All electronic materials are available on the student website.

Week One: Accounting Environment|
2/19-2/25| Details| Due| Points|
Objectives| 1.1  Describe the relationship between financial statements and the supplemental components comprised in an annual report. 1.2  Explain how the accounting equation affects financial statement components.1.3  Determine the effects of transactions on the accounting equation.|  |  | Reading| Read Ch. 1 of Financial Accounting.|  |  | Reading| Read Ch. 3 of Financial Accounting.|  |  | Participation| Participate in class discussion. . Respond with two posts in one day, to classmates DQ post, on 4 of 7 days minimum.| 4 of 7 days wk| 1| Discussion Questions| Respond to weekly discussion questions.| W-F-Sun| 1.98| Learning Team| Create a Learning Team Charter. See form in Course Materials| Monday Day 7| .02|

 
 

Week Two: Financial Statements|
2/26-3/4| Details| Due| Points|
Objectives| 2.1  Differentiate between accrual and cash accounting. 2.2  Prepare financial statements.2.3  Prepare adjusting entries.|  |  | Reading| Read Ch. 4 of Financial Accounting.|  |  | Participation| Participate in class discussion. Respond with two posts in one day, to classmates DQ post, on 4 of 7 days minimum.| 4 of 7 days wk| 1| Discussion Questions| Respond to weekly discussion questions.|   W-F-Sun Day 2,4,6| 2|

IndividualAccounting Equation Paper| Write a 350-word essay describing the accounting equation. Include how the accounting equation relates to the components of the balance sheet,  Provide examples that show how the components of the accounting equation affect each other and how transactions affect the accounting equation. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.| Sunday Day 6| 5| IndividualProblem Set I| Complete the following problem sets in Ch. 1 & 3 of Financial Accounting:          P1-3A Page 35         P3-5A Page 147|

Fri Day 4
Sun Day 6| 15=

7.57.5|
Learning TeamWeekly Reflection| Discuss this week’s objectives with your team. Your discussion should include the topics you feel comfortable with, any topics you struggled with, and how the weekly topics relate to application in your field. Prepare a 350- to 1,050-word paper detailing the findings of your discussion.| MondayDay 7 | 2|  

 
Week Three: Financial Statement Analysis|
3/5-3/11| Details| Due| Points|
Objectives| 3.1  Conduct a basic financial statement analysis. 3.2  Evaluate the...
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