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ACCT111 - Bookkeeping – Syllabus
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Professor:  Kathy Moore - Business, Computers, & Economic Development Division - Office - BE 228
                         kmoore@avc.edu - phone 661-722-6378 - FAX 661-722-6372
Office Hrs: MW 11:30 to Noon, and 4:30 – 5 pm

SUMMER 2010 -Mon & Wed - 5- 8:20 pm - BE 248 -- CRN 51049 - 3 units - 8 wks 6/14-8/6/2010

·       AVC Web Site: http://www.avc.edu & http://myavc.avc.edu

·       AVC Course Info Site: http://avconline.avc.edu/kmoore/


REQUIRED TEXTBOOK: purchase at AVC Bookstore $97.40 new, no Used available
or you can buy them separately at other sources - http://avconline.avc.edu/info/student/System.htm#UsedTextbooks


ACCT111_SU2010_Textbook_013606566X.jpgCollege Accounting, Chapters 1-12 with Study Guide and Working Papers, 11/E,
Slater, Prentice Hall, 2010,
 ISBN 10: 013606566X, ISBN-13: 9780136065661

Text Link: http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/product/College-Accounting-Chapters-112-with-Study-Guide-and-Working-Papers/9780136065661.page -

Or use this link: http://www.pearsonhighered.com/educator/academic/product/0,3110,0136063802,00.html

Companion Website for College Accounting 11/e - http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_slater_collacctg_11/ 


Working Papers – Two OPTIONS:

·         (1)  Either, use the working papers that are with the textbook to do assignments.

o   Use pencil, not pen.

·         (2)  Or, use EXCEL "working papers" files provided by the publisher.

o    (a) Download & extract Excel Working Papers, and PowerPoint presentation files from AVC BE Building Open Labs from the  I: Instructional Material server è Open the BE folder è then the kmoore folder è then the folder for your course.

§  Student Share server is only available from AVC BE labs.

o    (b) Or, Download & extract Excel Working Papers from your MyAVC.AVC.edu account è Courses è ACCT111 è Files section

·         If your computer does not have Microsoft® Office PowerPoint installed,
---- download Microsoft® Office PowerPoint Viewer - http://avconline.avc.edu/kmoore/courses/ppviewer.exe

SUPPLIES - required:

·         Each class meeting, bring textbook, work papers, pencils, eraser, paper, calculator optional but recommended


·         Students will learn introductory theory and application of the double-entry accounting cycle for service and merchandising sole-proprietorship, including special journals, payroll, and banking procedures. For many students, completing ACCT 111 will help their transition into ACCT 201. (AVC, 2+2)


·         Eligibility for ENGL 099, READ 099 and MATH 100


By using double-entry bookkeeping methods and acceptable accounting theory, you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of:

1.           The accounting cycle and basic transactions.

2.           Adjusting, closing and reversing entries.

3.           Payroll

4.           Special journals

5.           Financial statements


·         The textbook, working papers, and practice set are the primary sources of presentation. Lectures, discussions, and demonstrations are used. Current events and topics from any media and from personal experience will be discussed.

·         For success, participation in class is necessary (worth 10 % of your grade) and thorough preparation is vital.

·         All assignments must be completed on time to maintain the flow of data and comprehension. Unannounced quizzes may be used to evaluate preparedness of the class.

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·         AVC offers various programs to assist student learning. Included are Learning Center, Tutoring, Disabled Student Services, Equal Opportunity Program and Services (EOP&S), Financial Aid, Career Center, Job Placement, Child Care, Re-Entry, Transfer Center, Veterans, GAIN, and counseling.

·         For more info, ask Kathy or visit the departments.

Our goal is to provide you with the most beneficial and successful education opportunities.
Your duty is to work diligently to achieve all those benefits and successes.

METHODS OF EVALUATION: EVERYONE starts semester with 100 % = A !!!!

Student participation in classroom, possibly some quizzes =

 10 %

Chapters' Homework using text's working papers =

 15 %

Chapters' 1-5 Demo Problem & Chapter 12 Practice Set  =  2  @  12.5 % each =

 25 %

3 Mid-Term Exams and 1 Final Exam = 4 @ 12.5 % each =

 50 %

Weighted Average Semester Grade Total =    
The weight percentages are used to calculate the semester grade.
This method is NOT basic average = your points / total points

FYI, example, your GPA is calculated using the weighted average method

100 %

 GRADING RANGES: 100-90 = A ;  89-80 = B ;  79-70 = C ;  69-60 = D ;  < = 59 = F













PARTICIPATION: Participate in classroom discussions and other activities.


·         Discuss questions or problems with Kathy.

·         Act with maturity and consideration for all others.

·         Attend all classes, be alert, participate in all activities, and be prepared.

Tell Kathy if you have learning or physical disabilities. Work with Disabled Students Services for evaluation and a support plan.

·         You may be eligible for additional tutoring, note-takers, longer time for exams, special furniture and/or equipment, etc.

You are expected to have all assigned work completed and handed in on or before the due date.

·         Bring completed assignments, two textbooks, USB device, & paper/pen/pencil EACH DAY.

·         Late work – 50 % during first two weeks late, no credit after two weeks late, unless agreement with Kathy for limited extension.  COMMUNICATE!

·         Nothing will be accepted after more than two class meetings late or after Final Exam, unless you have communicated in a timely manner, and we have made arrangements for an extension. No makeup quizzes or exams are given.

Discuss planned absence for business travel or military service with instructor BEFORE absence.

·         Provide documentation for the pending absence, such as travel information from your employer or military orders.

·         Assignments and exams scheduled during the absence must be completed PRIOR to the absence to receive full credit.

For an unplanned absence to be excused, you or someone you designate MUST get a message to Kathy within 48 hours of the absence:

·         Email, OR leave note at Kathy's Office OR at Business & Computer Studies Division office OR at AVC Mail Room Drop Box (first floor of BE bldg), OR call Kathy's Voice Mail 1-662-722-6378.

You are responsible for voluntary withdrawals.

·         You may be dropped for >= two unexcused absences.

·         Two late arrivals/early departures = one unexcused absence.

Be responsible for yourself and for your education. Hopefully you registered for this course with the intention of successfully completing it and gaining new knowledge to meet your goals. Communicate your needs, seek out all possible assistance as needed, and take charge of your future.

In your AVC Student Handbook, please read the following requirements for which you are responsible:

·         AVC Americans with Disabilities statement

    • Reasonable Accommodation:  If you have a legally protected disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or California discrimination law, and you believe you need reasonable accommodation to participate fully in this class, please make an appointment to see me during my private office hours to discuss your need."

·         AVC Academic Honesty Policy (See Student Handbook)

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For more information please use following Links graphic - not a link:

·         Link to ACCT111 Syllabus

·         Link to ACCT111 Calendar

ACCT111 home page

ACCT111 Syllabus

Email: kmoore@avc.edu

Last Updated 6/25/2010
By K E MOORE   Copyright 200