Class Expectations

    It is my expectation that all students will be respectful to all members of our
    class at all times. Students will be expected to arrive to class, both virtually and in person, in a timely
    manner, engage in the assigned work throughout the class and ask
    appropriate questions. I expect assignments to be handed in on their due
    date, and for students who are absent to hand in the missed assignment(s) in a
    timely manner.

    I expect us all to have a great year at Cedar Creek because after all we

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    Honors Financial Accounting Course Syllabus


    Does your future include a degree in business, marketing, management, finance or even cosmetology? No matter what field you choose, an accounting course will likely be required. Accounting has many benefits, regardless of your career choice. The study of accounting is interesting and fun, yet thought- provoking. This course introduces students to the fundamental accounting principles that include analyzing transactions, journalizing, posting and preparing financial statements. Successful completion of this course will enable students to fulfill the graduation requirement of 2.5 credits in financial literacy. 

    Semester #1

    Chapters 1-5: Accounting careers, accounting and its relation to business, business transactions and the accounting equation, transactions that affect assets liabilities and owner’s capital, transactions that affect revenue, expenses, and withdrawals. 

    Semester #2

    Chapters 6-9: Recording transactions in a general journal, posting journal entries to general ledger accounts, the six-column work sheet, financial statements for a sole proprietorship.

    Semester #3

    Chapters 10-12: completing the accounting cycle for a sole proprietorship, cash control and banking activities, payroll accounting.

    Grading Policy: 

    The following grading formula will be used along with a whole point system within these weights:

    50% - Assessments: Tests, Papers, Projects, Quizzes

    40% - Assignments

    10% - Progress Assessments 

    Grading is completed on a whole point system.  Assignments will be given points based on their complexity and time spent on completing the assignment.

    Cell Phone Policy:

    Students may use their cell phone for educational use in the classroom with the permission of the teacher. Any unauthorized use will not be permitted.