Office hours: 8:15-9:15 MWF and 11:00-noon MW or by appointment
Text Book Required:
Accounting: What the Numbers Mean, 8th ed. e, by Marshall, et.al, published by McGraw-
Required: You must obtain a BSAD e-mail account and check it regularly. I will be using this
account for my communication with you. In addition you will need this account to
access the public folder for the course, which will contain information to support your
success in the course. If you do not already have a BSAD e-mail account, then, go to
218 Kalkin Hall to obtain one.
Goals and Objectives: The course is designed to provide non-business majors with the
ability to understand how to prepare and interpret financial statements. In addition
students will learn how to use financial information within an organization to assist in
planning, control and decision making.
Class: You must bring your text books and a calculator to class. If you choose to
purchase an e-book, you should bring a lap top so you can access your e-
book during class. We will cover key concepts and illustrate the concepts by
working problems and exercises from the text and others provided by the
instructor. Time will be available in class to answer questions about
homework, text and lectures. If you find it difficult to ask questions in class,
then contact me with your questions by e-mail, phone or in person.
Quizzes: There are six quizzes scheduled as shown on the detailed schedule. No
make-up quizzes will be permitted. Only the top 4 quiz grades will be used in
determining your course grade. If you miss a quiz for ANY reason, it will be
one of the quizzes that does not count.
Examinations: The dates and topics of examinations are listed on the detailed
schedule. The University excuses absences due to Athletic conflicts or
religious observances. If you have a scheduling conflict, send me an e-mail
with the relevant information by the end of the 2nd week of class. If you have
a documented disability and need special accommodations for your exams,
make appropriate timely plans to take your exam in the ACCESS proctoring
center and notify me when the arrangements have been made. If an
emergency arises at the last minute which prevents you from taking an
examination contact me by phone or e-mail as soon as possible, preferably
before the examination.
Attendance policy: Attendance will be recorded periodically. Students will be penalized 3
points for each unexcused absence on these dates in excess of 2. You are expected
to be in class physically and mentally every class period and to arrive on time and
stay the entire class period. Arriving late and/or leaving during the class period is
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