ACCT105: Financial Accounting (Formerly Principles of Accounting I)
Section: EK1     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearFall Term A 2014 / Nonstandard Dates: Aug 28, 2013 to Nov 1, 2013
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Lori Grady   Email: Lori.Grady@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-968-8230
Campus Location: Penn 423

Course Credits

4 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of a significant number of hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

eLearning:
Web-based course

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Format

A sample Course Format is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. Course Formats explain how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • Other special requirements may apply. Consult "Other Information about the Section" for details.

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

Orientation for this course is optional.

On-Campus Meeting

Your instructor has scheduled an independent orientation for this course, as specified here.

Date:August 27, 2014
Time:5:00 - 6:00
Location:Gateway 205 (If your orientation is a face-to-face meeting, the orientation location is Newtown Campus unless otherwise indicated.)

Accessing Your Course

Publisher's Website

This course will use a website developed by a textbook publisher. Specific details for accessing this website will be provided by your instructor.


Canvas (by Instructure)

Your course is using Canvas. If you are new to Canvas, please visit the Canvas Basics course space to become familiar with Canvas prior to the start of your course. No login is required to access this space.

You will be able to login to Canvas about two weeks prior to the start of your class. However, your course becomes available as of 1 AM on the official course start date.

Logging In

Log in to your Canvas course space at bucks.instructure.com

  • Username: Your username is the same for every system at Bucks.
  • Password: your Bucks Network password (used to log into any Bucks campus computer or to access any Bucks Library online database from off campus.)

If you do not know your Bucks Username, go to WebAdvisor. Select Account information (upper right hand corner of the screen) then select What's My User ID? and follow the prompts. You will need to provide your last name AND either your 7 digit student ID number OR your social security #. Your Bucks username will display on the screen.

Note: Students are uploaded to Canvas several times a day. If you registered late, you won't be able to access Canvas until the next upload takes place.


Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.


Other Information about the Course

A copy of the course outline which details the requirements, policies and procedures for this course will be placed in the Learning Management course space. Also, students will be required to use the publisher online homework tool for this course. The access code for this supplement may be purchased via the bookstore as a bundled package or if the student is buying the text elsewhere, he/she will need to contact the instructor for the required ISBN number. If a student is buying a used text or a text online, he/she will be required to purchase a separate access code for the online homework tool directly from the publisher.

All testing and assignments will be done online with the exception of the final exam, which must be taken at one of the college campus testing centers.