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BUS 201 - Principles of Accounting I - Maya Succar

Course:Principles of Accounting I
Professor:Maya Succar
  • OnlineLive
Course Length:
  • 16 Week


Maya Succar

Hello, I am Maya Succar, the instructor for this class. In this class, This course is designed for those who are unfamiliar with accounting and who want to learn about basic accounting terms and core financial statements businesses use to report their financial health. 

Course Description

BUS 201 offers the studies of accounting standards, journal entries and financial statements. This course will teach you to interpret financial statements effectively and use them to make better business decisions. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to read the three most common financial statements: the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. Then you can apply these skills to a real-world business challenge.The performance of a business and its management team is largely based on information provided in the financial statements. 

What to Expect in this Course

This is an online Hybrid class that will meet remotely once per week through Zoom. During Zoom sessions, class lectures will be provided along with practice problems. Lectures are also provided as recorded zoom lectures on canvas to watch before and after zoom meetings. During zoom sessions, reviews will be given on key conepts per chapter along with reivew on exams. Online office hours outside of the scheduled class sessions will also be available to ask specific questions regarding the homework or course content.

This course is organized by chapter; modules are provided per chapter on Canvas. Under each module, you will find class lecture, practice problems, homeworks, quizzes and class project. 


Types of Assessments

Assignments include weekly participation, homeworks, quizzes and exams. All assignments will be completed online.

Textbook Information

Financial & Managerial Accounting with WileyPLUS 3rd edition by Weygandt, Kimmel, and Kieso

Publisher:  Wiley

Loose-leaf edition with eBook and WileyPLUS with access code available through COC Bookstore ISBN 9781119752585

Other Relevant Course Information

We will be using WileyPLUS from the publisher for many of the online resources and homework, so a WileyPLUS access code is required.  If you purchase the textbook from the COC bookstore, the WileyPLUS access code should be included in your textbook packet.  If you purchase the textbook elsewhere without the WileyPLUS access code, you will need to also purchase the access code online directly from the textbook publisher. 

Class meets every Wednesday:

W 11:00 AM - 1:25 PM

2/7/2022 - 6/2/2022

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

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Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

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Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

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Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

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Last updated: 02/09/2022 Sub#: 1270