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BUS 202 - Principles of Accounting 2 - Samuel Mares

Course:Principles of Accounting 2
Professor:Samuel Mares
  • Online
Course Length:
  • Applies to All Course Lengths


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Hello and welcome! Business 202 continues students in the study of accounting, specifically introductory managerial accounting. This 5-unit course is transferable to any university. The class is 100% online and is an abbreviated 8-week class.

Course Description

This course introduces the fundamental principles and concepts of corporate and managerial accounting as a basis for financial communication in business. This includes the procedures in maintaining records of business transactions and the preparation of financial statements for corporations. Issues in cash flows, and managerial accounting matters are included.

What to Expect in this Course

Students are expected to log into course and submit assignments roughly 3 times a week. The estimated weekly time commitment needed to be successful in this course is 5 hours. A new Canvas module will open every week.

Types of Assessments

Exams, quizzes, and HW assignments.

Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook

Financial and Managerial Accounting, Author: Weygandt, 4th Edition (see photo above). The WileyPlus access code is required.

Other Relevant Course Information

Students must complete assignments from the first Canvas module by the first week of class so that they won’t be dropped. 

Computer with internet access is required.

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:

  • CanyonsID Username is your COC student email address (Ex:
  • 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)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.

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

College of the Canyons cares about your emotional and physical health. Learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including free counseling and mental health services available during this time by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center website or by calling them at: 661-362-3259.

The National Suicide Lifeline number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK). Please call it if you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress - it could save someone's life.

You can also use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. It's free, available 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email or phone (661) 362-3469.


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Last updated: 08/07/2022 Sub#: 1411