Graded Assignments
Your solutions to these graded questions must be submitted by the date specified below. Assignments 16 are to be completed individually. Assignments 79 involve case analysis and are to be done in halfgroups.
Optional Questions
The optional questions are endofchapter problems that were chosen to provide particular reinforcement of the class topic. They are all from the course textbook, Pratt J., Financial Accounting in an Economic Context, 5th ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
These optional problems generally deal with record keeping and reporting and computations. They are designed to reinforce concepts learned through reading assignments, homework problems, case discussions, and T.A. sessions.
1 
Overview and Introduction  Setting the Stage and the Course Framework 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 1 (New England Bicycle) due at the beginning of class.
Optional Problems: P21, P23, P24, P29

2 
Principles of Accrual Accounting 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: P39, ID34, E45, E416, P414

3 
Elements of an Annual Report and Financial Ratios 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: E513, P513, ID51, ID52, ID511 
4 
Revenue Recognition and Accounts Receivable 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 2 due on day after Lecture 4.
Optional Problems: P63, P64, P610 
5 
Revenue Recognition 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: See Session 4 
6 
Accounting for Inventory and COGS 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: P74, P76, P79 
7 
The Matching Principle and Longlived Assets 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Questions: E95, E918, BE93, ID97 
8 
Matching Principle: Property, Plant, and Equipment 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 3 due on the day after Lecture 8.
Optional Problems: See Previous Session 
9 
The Statement of Cash Flow 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 4 due three days after Lecture 9.
Optional Problems: P142, E147, E148, E149, E1410 

Midterm Exam 

10 
Accounting for Taxes 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: E1013, P109, P1010, ID1012 
11 
Marketable Securities and Valuation Adjustments 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 5 due the day after Lecture 11.
Optional Problems: P74, c; E82, E86, P85, P86, ID88 
12 
Current Liabilities and Contingencies and an Introduction to LongTerm Debt 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: E1010, P102, P105, ID101, ID103 
13 
LongTerm Debt 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: E113, E115, E117, E119, E1119 
14 
Debt and Valuation 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 6 due at the beginning of class.
Optional Questions: See Previous Session 
15 
Leases 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: E118, E115, P1115, ID116 
16 
Stockholders' Equity 
Graded Assignment: None.
Optional Problems: BE 121, E121, ID 125 
17 
Acquisitions 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 7 due on November 26, 2003.
Optional Questions: P811, P812, P813, P814 
18 
Current Issues in Financial Reporting 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 7, due at the beginning of class.
Optional Questions: P816 
19 
Introduction to FSA 
Graded Assignment: Problem Set 8 due at the beginning of class.
Optional Problems: None. 
20 
Course Review and Wrapup 


Final Exam 

