ACCG32004D
Intermediate Accounting 1
Sheridan
 
  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
 
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 42.0
Credit Value: 3.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Winter 2021
Prerequisites: ACCG12000D
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: 45 credits including ACCG12000D

Program(s): Bach Bus Admin Market Manage, Bach Business Admin Accounting, Bach Business Admin Finance, Bach Human Resources, BachBus Admin Spply Chain Mgmt
Program Coordinator(s): Lorraine Alyea, Sathy Sritharakumar, Carol Bureau, Maryam Hafezi, Mark Weaver
Course Leader or Contact: Lorraine Alyea
Version: 20210118_00
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: This course will be delivered in a face-to-face or hybrid format.

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
Students examine the financial accounting theory which forms the basis for current financial accounting standards and its application to specific financial statement components. Topics include general financial statement presentation (Statement of Financial Position, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement), revenue and expense recognition and specific components of the asset side of the Statement of Financial Position (Cash, Receivables, Notes Receivable, Temporary and Long-term Investments in debt and equity securities, Inventory and Capital Assets), as well as their related Income Statement effects. A combination of interactive lectures, classroom problem-solving activities and case-study assignments will be employed to facilitate student learning.

Program Context

 
Bach Bus Admin Market Manage Program Coordinator(s): Carol Bureau
This is a required course within the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting program and an elective course in BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. It provides an introduction to financial accounting theory and begins the detailed study of its application to external financial reporting as required under GAAP. As such, it provides a foundation for subsequent courses and is designed to meet the requirements of the professional program of study.

Bach Business Admin Accounting Program Coordinator(s): Lorraine Alyea
This is a required course within the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting program and an elective course in BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. It provides an introduction to financial accounting theory and begins the detailed study of its application to external financial reporting as required under GAAP. As such, it provides a foundation for subsequent courses and is designed to meet the requirements of the professional program of study.

Bach Business Admin Finance Program Coordinator(s): Mark Weaver
This is a required course within the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting program and an elective course in BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. It provides an introduction to financial accounting theory and begins the detailed study of its application to external financial reporting as required under GAAP. As such, it provides a foundation for subsequent courses and is designed to meet the requirements of the professional program of study.

Bach Human Resources Program Coordinator(s): Sathy Sritharakumar
This is a required course within the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting program and an elective course in BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. It provides an introduction to financial accounting theory and begins the detailed study of its application to external financial reporting as required under GAAP. As such, it provides a foundation for subsequent courses and is designed to meet the requirements of the professional program of study.

BachBus Admin Spply Chain Mgmt Program Coordinator(s): Maryam Hafezi
This is a required course within the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Accounting program and an elective course in BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. It provides an introduction to financial accounting theory and begins the detailed study of its application to external financial reporting as required under GAAP. As such, it provides a foundation for subsequent courses and is designed to meet the requirements of the professional program of study.


Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course students will have demonstrated the ability to prepare external financial statement components and disclosures consistent with financial accounting theory and generally accepted accounting principles, with an emphasis on accounting for financial assets.
 
Learning Outcomes:

To achieve the critical performance, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Explain the various steps in the accounting cycle.
  2. Prepare a multi-step income statement, classified statement of financial position and cash flow statement in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  3. Compare various alternative revenue recognition policies.
  4. Determine how current and long-term assets are reported, recognized, measured, presented and analyzed in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and the conceptual framework.
  5. Identify the use of fair market values, lower of cost & net realizable value and tests for impairment, in the valuation of various assets for financial reporting purposes.
  6. Apply rules related to the de-recognition of various assets.
  7. Contrast how the costs of various assets (including inventory, tangible and intangible long-term assets) are charged/allocated to expenses over the period of benefit.
  8. Differentiate the valuation and income recognition methods employed to account for various current and long-term investments in securities.
  9. Identify differences in financial reporting for public and private entities.

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS & ONLINE INSTRUCTION
 Quizzes (10 x 1%)10.0%
 Assignments (10 x 2%)20.0%
 Midterm Exam (Module 1 - 5)30.0%
 Final Exam (Cumulative: Module 1 - 10)40.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Assignments are to be completed in small groups. All other evaluations are on an individual basis. In addition to achieving a minimum 50% overall grade, a student must have a combined average of at least 50% on the non-group components of the evaluation plan in order to receive credit for this course.



Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS
 Quizzes (10 x 1%)10.0%
 Assignments (10 x 2%)20.0%
 Midterm Exam (Module 1 - 5)30.0%
 Final Exam (Cumulative: Module 1 - 10)40.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
Assignments are to be completed in small groups. All other evaluations are on an individual basis. In addition to achieving a minimum 50% overall grade, a student must have a combined average of at least 50% on the non-group components of the evaluation plan in order to receive credit for this course.

Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Colleges and Universities requirements:


 

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) - Office of the Registrar

  • Not Eligible for PLAR

 
 
Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Print Instruction Mode Professor Applicable Student Group(s)
In-Class Multiple Professors Bachelor of Business Administration
In-class & Online Instruction Multiple Professors Bachelor of Business Administration

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Academic Integrity: The principle of academic integrity requires that all work submitted for evaluation and course credit be the original, unassisted work of the student. Cheating or plagiarism including borrowing, copying, purchasing or collaborating on work, except for group projects arranged and approved by the professor, or otherwise submitting work that is not the student's own, violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Students who have any questions regarding whether or not specific circumstances involve a breach of academic integrity are advised to review the Academic Integrity Policy and procedure and/or discuss them with the professor.

Copyright: A majority of the course lectures and materials provided in class and posted in SLATE are protected by copyright. Use of these materials must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy, Use of Copyright Protected Work Policy and Student Code of Conduct. Students may use, copy and share these materials for learning and/or research purposes provided that the use complies with fair dealing or an exception in the Copyright Act. Permission from the rights holder would be necessary otherwise. Please note that it is prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote. It is also prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own or your own work with the intent to assist others in cheating on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote.

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