Spring 2021 Course Syllabus
Course: ACCT-2302- Section: 71
Principles of Managerial Accounting II
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|Description||This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of managerial accounting appropriate for all organizations. Students will study information from the entity's accounting system relevant to decisions made by internal managers, as distinguished from information relevant to users who are external to the company. The emphasis is on the identification and assignment of product costs, operational budgeting and planning, cost control, and management decision making. Topics include product costing methodologies, cost behavior, operational and capital budgeting, and performance evaluation.|
|Prerequisites||Successful completion of ACCT 2301.|
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
PSLO ALPHA: Reading skills - Demonstrates comprehension of content-area reading material. Identifies all main ideas, supporting details, and vocabulary in reading material; demonstrates a full understanding of the reading.
PSLO 1: Critical Thinking Skills Uses creative thinking, innovation, inquiry and analysis, evaluation and synthesis of information.
Creatively identifies problem, argument, or issue (to determine extent of information needed); differentiates the facts from opinions as relates to situation; constructs possible solutions or prediction or consequences; uses logical, sound reasoning to justify conclusion.
PSLO 2: Communication Skills Demonstrates effective development, interpretation and expression of ideas through written, oral and/or visual communication.
Expresses a strong thesis; organizes information with effective transitions & sequencing of ideas; uses substantial, logical & specific development of ideas; details are relevant, original, credible and correctly documented when appropriate to show an effective development and interpretation of ideas; and presents ideas in appropriate mode of expression for the task.
PSLO3: Empirical and Quantitative Skills Applies the manipulation and/or analysis of numerical data or observable facts resulting in informed conclusions.
Identifies mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; uses mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task; analyzes how to use the principles; and applies problem-solving skills in mathematical or scientific principles needed to complete task with correct informed conclusions.
PSLO4: Apply accounting concepts and budgeting techniques to analyze and interpret information; interpret costs and managerial accounting systems; recognize, solve and apply accounting transactions using GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).
1. Understand accounting terminology and use correctly in accounting situations. (PSLO, ALPHA, PSLO 4) Measured by pretest and post-test.
2. Demonstrate and apply knowledge of additional financial accounting concepts, procedures, and uses of managerial accounting. (PSLO 1, 3, 4, ALPHA) Measured by embedded questions in tests, and quizzes as well as assessment projects.
3. Apply budgeting techniques. (PSLO 3, 4) Measured by embedded questions in tests and quizzes as well as assessment projects.
4. Interpret cost and managerial accounting systems. (PSLO 1, 3, 4) Measured by embedded questions in tests, quizzes, and homework as well as assessment projects.
5. Expand accounting principles reasoning skills and develop convincing accounting arguments.(PSLO 1, 2, 3, 4) Measured by embedded questions in tests, quizzes, and homework as well as assessment projects.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes|
Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.
College Accounting, A Practical Approach plus MyAccounting Lab with Pearson e-Text access Card Package, 14/E, by Jeffrey Slater, 14th edition, Prentice Hall, ISBN: 9780134833187.
Week 1 - Course Introduction.
Week 2 - Chapter 13: Accounting for Bad Debts
Week 3 - Chapter 14: Notes Receivable and Notes Payable
Week 4 - Chapter 15: Accounting for Merchandise Inventory
Week 5 - Chapter 16: Accounting for Property, Plant and Equipment and Intangible Assets
Week 6 - Chapter 17: Partnership
Week 7 - Chapter 18: Corporations: Organizations and Stock
Week 8 - Review, Exam 2, and Mid-term assessment project due
Week 9 - Spring Break
Week 10 - Chapter 19: Corporations: Stocks, Dividends, and Retained Earnings
Week 11 - Chapter 20: Corporations and Bonds Payable
Week 12 - Chapter 21: Statement of Cash Flows
Week 13 - Chapter 22: Analyzing Financial Statements
Week 14 - Chapter 23: The Voucher System
Week 15 - Chapter 24: Departmental Accounting
Week 16 - Chapter 25: Manufacturing Accounting
Week 17 - Review, Final Exam, and Final assessment project due
Schedule (subject to change):
Week 1 - January 19, 2021 - Course Introduction.
Week 2 - January 25, 2021 - Chapter 13: Accounting for Bad Debts homework and quiz due by January 31, 2021.
Week 3 - February 1, 2021 - Chapter 14: Notes Receivable and Notes Payable homework and quiz due by February 7, 2021.
Week 4 - February 8, 2021 - Chapter 15: Accounting for Merchandise Inventory homework and quiz due by February 14, 2021.
Week 5 February 15, 2021 - Chapter 16: Accounting for Property, Plant and Equipment and Intangible Assets homework and quiz due by February 21, 2021.
(Monday, February 15, 2021 at 12:00 am Exam 1 Chapters 13-15 is Available to Students and closes on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 11:59 pm Exam 1)
Week 6 - February 22, 2021 - Chapter 17: Partnership homework and quiz due by February 28, 2021.
Week 7 March 1, 2021 - Chapter 18: Corporations: Organizations and Stock homework and quiz due by March 7, 2021.
Week 8 Review, Exam 2, and Mid-term assessment project due individual assessment projects are due from March 8, 2021 March 14, 2021 exact time the project is due will be assigned. No exceptions or late submissions.
(Monday, March 8, 2021 at 12:00 am Exam 2 Chapters 16-18 is Available to Students and closes on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm Exam 2)
Week 9 - Spring Break March 15, 2021 March 19, 2021.
Week 10 March 22, 2021 - Chapter 19: Corporations: Stocks, Dividends, and Retained Earnings - homework and quiz due by March 28, 2021.
Week 11 March 29, 2021 - Chapter 20: Corporations and Bonds Payable - homework and quiz due by April 4, 2021.
Week 12 April 5, 2021 - Chapter 21: Statement of Cash Flows - homework and quiz due by April 11, 2021.
Week 13 April 12, 2021 - Chapter 22: Analyzing Financial Statements - homework and quiz due by April 18, 2021.
(Monday, April 12, 2021 at 12:00 am Exam 3 Chapters 19-21 is Available to Students and closes on Monday, April 18, 2021 at 11:59 pm Exam 3)
Week 14 April 19, 2021 - Chapter 23: The Voucher System - homework and quiz due by April 25, 2021.
Week 15 - April 26, 2021 - Chapter 24: Departmental Accounting - homework and quiz due by May 2, 2021.
Week 16 - May 3, 2021 - Chapter 25: Manufacturing Accounting - home and quiz due by May 9, 2021. Final assessment project due individual assessment projects are due from May 3, 2021 May 9, 2021 exact time the project is due will be assigned. No exceptions or late submissions.
(Monday, May 3, 2021 at 12:00 am Exam 4 Chapters 22-25 is Available to Students and closes on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 11:59 pm Exam 4)
Week 17 - May 10, 2021 - Final Exam Due
|Final Exam Date||May 3, 2021 - 12:0 AM Through May 10, 2021 - 11:59 PM|
|Grading Scale||90 - 100=A 80 - 89=B 70 - 79=C 60 - 69=D Below 59 = F|
Weekly Discussion Posts - 5%
Weekly Virtual Meetings - 5%
Assignments (homework and quizzes) - 15%
Assessment Projects - 20%
Exams - 55%
Discussion posts: Discussion Posts are mandatory. Weekly posts are expected. The posts represent 5% of your total grade.
Virtual meetings: Virtual meetings will occur weekly. They are mandatory. Your attendance to the meeting represents 5% of your total grade.
Assignments: Assignments (homework and quizzes) will be administered through Myaccountinglab. They are due weekly. No late submissions are accepted. There is a link to the Pearson website provided in Blackboard. These assignments will be graded, and it is a requirement for this course. These assignments represent 15% of your total grade.
Assessment Projects: Assessment projects are designed to evaluate your practical application of the accounting principles that you have learned. No late projects will be accepted. The assessment projects represent 20% of your grade.
Exams: All exams will be administered on the regularly scheduled test dates. All exams will be administered thru Blackboard by clicking on the Exam Link. Under no circumstances will an absence for any reason excuse the students from completing all exams assigned in the course. Exams usually include multiple choice, problems, and true/false questions. Some exams may consist of completing a problem at the end of the chapter. Exams are scheduled as noted on your Course Calendar. There will be no makeup exams. You will be given approximately one week to take the exam. You will have only one attempt at the exam. If you miss any exams, those exams will be given a grade of zero. Communication is a key to success. Contact me as soon as possible if you know in advance that you will be missing any exams. Exams represent 55% of your total grade.
All students must take the exam on the scheduled date and time, and failure to do so will result in a 0 on the exam.
Academic integrity and honesty is expected; as a result, the inappropriate use of mobile or wireless devices for online exams is prohibited.
Every student MUST have a copy of the required textbooks by the second week of class. The student will still be responsible for any assignments given. Failure to have a text may result in being dropped from the class.
A failure to follow instructions (written or oral) will result in penalties.
Students should keep a record of their grades/average. Instructor(s) will not average grades for students. Instructors do not drop grades.
Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Poor attendance is also a major contributing factor for termination from a job in all areas of employment. With this factor in mind, the instructor monitors student attendance. In addition, attendance on a regular basis is necessary for proper skill development. Attendance and engagement are critical to establish the foundational skills necessary to be successful in college as well as on the job.
Students are responsible for completing all assignments by the required due dates. Planning and preparation are keys to success.
Withdrawal Policy: It is the responsibility of each student to ensure that his or her name is removed from the roll should he or she decides to withdraw from the class. If a student decides to withdraw, he or she should also verify that the withdrawal is submitted before the final withdrawal date. The student is also strongly encouraged to retain their copy of the withdrawal form for their records.
|Academic Honesty||Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSC-PA policies (Section IX, subsection A, in the Faculty Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.|
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|HB 2504||This syllabus is part of LSC-PA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.|