SRJC Course Outlines

8/12/2020 4:38:50 AMBMG 66.3 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 66.3Title:  FINANCIAL BASICS  
Full Title:  Financial Basics
Last Reviewed:10/14/2013

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled02 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.00 Contact Total17.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Catalog Description:
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This course introduces the concepts of finance and accounting for the non-financial manager.  Topics include financial analysis tools, financial decision-making, ratios, and cash budgets.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course introduces the concepts of finance and accounting for the non-financial manager.  Topics include financial analysis tools, financial decision-making, ratios, and cash budgets.  
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Define terminology used in financial and managerial accounting.
2. Explain timing differences between cash flow and profit measurement.
3. Interpret financial statements.
4. Use financial analysis tools, ratios, and indicators and interpret their financial performance.
5. Analyze and evaluate the budgeting process.
6. Evaluate the ethical consequences of financial decision making.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Terminology used to identify managerial and financial accounting activities.
2.  Accrual and cash accounting.
3.  Accounting systems, internal control and audits.
4.  Measuring cash flow, and net income.
5.  Analysis and interpretation of financial statements.
   a. Ratios analysis.
   b. Vertical analysis.
   c. Horizontal analysis.
6.  Budgeting.
   a. Operational budgets.
   b. Cash budgets.
   c. Capital budgeting.
7.  Ethics and decision making.

Assignments:
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1. In-class written assignments.
2. Written homework.
3. 1 to 3 Group activities.
4. Role-playing.
5. 3 to 10 Workbook exercises.
6. Case studies.
7. 2 - 5 Examinations.
8. Read 20-60 pages

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
25 - 35%
Written homework, In-class written assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 25%
Group activities, workbook exercises, case studies
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 35%
Role playing
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
2-5 Examinations
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Participation in classroom activities


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor-prepared materials.
Accounting and Finance for Non-Speciallist, 7th Edition, by Peter Atrill and Eddie McLaney. Published by Pearson, copyright 2011.

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