District Syllabus
ACG3024
Accounting For Non-Financial Majors


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Laboratory Fee: None.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.
Catalog Description: Introduction to the principles used in measuring organization performance and reporting the results of organizational activities. For non-business majors only.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Carl S.Warren. Survey of Accounting, 5th ed., CengageNow, 2011. ISBN: 111409285
Supplemental Materials: Books:
  • Warren. Survey of Accounting Stand-Alone key includes online version text and homwork, 5th ed., CengageNow, 2011. ISBN: 0538489731
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Bachelor of Applied Science Learning Outcomes (Organizational 
Administration)
1.  Apply the rules and principles of law and ethics.
2.  Apply organizational strategies.
3.  Communicate professionally.
4.  Manage information to support organizational goals.
5.  Demonstrate effective management of a business organization.
              
              
              
Course Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Explain basic accounting terminology and concepts,
2. Prepare, analyze, and interpret finanical statements for both for 
profit and not for profit organizations.
3. Calculate financial ratios as tools for the analysis of financial 
performance,
4. Prepare and explain an operating budget and a capital expense 
budget,
5. Discuss the relationships existing between planning, directing, 
budgeting, and establishing financial controls. 
6. Demonstrate ethical practices and discuss their significance in 
establishing a viable financial management strategy, and
7. Intergrate concepts from other bachelor of applied science courses.
              
              
              
              
              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanations are included in the expanded Syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.