|[pic] |SYLLABUS |
| |School of Business |
| |XACC/280 |
| |Financial Accounting Concepts and Principles |
| |May 6, 2013 to July 7, ...view middle of the document...
D., & Kieso, D. E. (2008). Financial accounting (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
All electronic materials are available on the student website.
|Week One: Basic Accounting Principles and Concepts |
| |Details |Due |Points |
|Objectives |Describe financial accounting and the users of accounting data. | | |
| |Identify the basic assumptions, principles, and constraints of accounting. | | |
| |Explain the purposes of the four types of financial statements. | | |
| |Explain the function of each element in the accounting equation. | | |
|Course Preparation |Read the course description and objectives. | | |
| |Read the instructor’s biography and post your own. | | |
|Readings |Read Appendix A regarding the final project requirements. | | |
| |Read Ch. 1, 2, & 7 of Financial Accounting. | | |
| |View PhxKlips The Accounting Equation and Debits and Credits on the student website. | | |
| |Access the free AccountingCoach® website: http://www.accountingcoach.com/. This website | | |
| |explains a variety of topics related to this course, such as the accounting equation, debits | | |
| |and credits, and income statements. It also includes drills with answers. You may use this as| | |
| |a supplemental resource throughout the course. | | |
|Participation and Discussion |Participate in class discussion and Respond to weekly discussion questions. Two post on four |Any 4 out of 7 |20 |
|Questions |separate days is required, DQs count as participation. |days | |
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