Acc290 Syllabus

Topics: Balance sheet, Inventory, Financial statements Pages: 17 (2409 words) Published: April 4, 2013
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Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of financial accounting as well as the identification, measurement, and reporting of the financial effects of economic events on an enterprise. Students will learn to examine financial information from the perspective of management. Other topics include decision-making, planning, and controlling from the perspective of a practicing manager.


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Course Materials

Kimmel, P. D., Weygandt, J. J., & Kieso, D. E. (2009). Financial accounting: Tools for business decision making (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

All electronic materials are available on the student website.

|Week One: Basic Accounting Principles and Concepts | | |Details |Due |Points | |Objectives |Identify the four basic financial statements. | N/A |N/A | | |Classify transactions using the rules of debit and credit. | | | | |Journalize basic transactions. | | | | |Post transactions from journals to ledgers. | | | |Reading |Read Ch. 1 of Financial Accounting. |Week 1 |N/A | |Reading |Read Ch. 2 of Financial Accounting. |Week 1 |N/A | |Reading |Read Ch. 3 of Financial Accounting. |Week 1 |N/A | |Reading |Read this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. |Week 1 |N/A | |Participation |Participate in class discussion. |4 out of 7 days |2 | |Discussion Questions |Respond to weekly discussion questions. |1 and 2 by |2 | | | |Thursday; 3 and 4 | | | |...
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