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BUS-202 - Principles of Accounting II - Ali Naddafpour

Course:Principles of Accounting II
Professor:Ali Naddafpour
  • Online
  • OnlineLive
  • Hybrid
Course Length:
  • 8 Week
  • 16 Week


Dear Learners,

Welcome to your Bus202 class. I am glad to see all of you in this class. College of the Canyons is a very close community and I would like this to be the best possible experience for you. As we go through the course, feel free to contact me, if you have any questions and or concerns. Please read the course syllabus for important information about how we will communicate, and etiquette of online expectations. 

During this course we will learn about Managerial Accounting and learn how to use our learning blocks from Accounting 1 to analyze and evaluate business productions and management We continue to covercover theories and practical elements of accounting as it is required for 1st year accounting courses.
I know you are experienced at working on Internet, reading e-articles, and communicating with your friends online. We will utilize those skills you already have in a unique way, and I hope you learn some more techniques.  You have to check in by answering the first Discussion question confirmation regarding syllabus, no later than 8:00 pm (Pacific Saving Time), Thursday, otherwise I have no choice but to drop you and give your place to one of the waitlisted students. 
All exams will be taken online using Canvas exam option. We will go over all coursework, questions, and unclear subjects during online interactions. However, students may complete the online work and project at 2 pm or 2 am, whichever best fits each individual schedule, as long as it is before the posted deadlines. Students are evaluated on the quality of work completed; one is evaluated on what one does and does not complete. 

After reading the syllabus, let me know if you have any questions or concerns. Please indicate you understand the expectations, guidelines, responsibilities, and will try to abide by them by posting a short response to the discussion board.  

Course Description

Bus 202, Principles of Accounting 2 (Managerial Accounting), is continuation of the Accounting Principles I. We will learn about various topics in corporate organization and equity rights, earnings, dividends, consolidated statements, international operations, statement of cash flows, financial statement analysis, annual reports, managerial accounting principles, cost systems, cost behavior, cost volume profit analysis, budgeting, standard costing, differential analysis, and capital investments analysis..

What to Expect in this Course

The course required and needed materials are posted on Canvas. Each Canvas Module is equal to each chapter of our course... Each Module begins with a PowerPoint Presentation and continues with the textbook Learning Objectives. The last part of each chapter is the required homework assignments which should be completed within the provided time period. We will use the WileyPLUS platform via Canvas to complete each chapter's activities. I will post solutions to similar homework assignments on Canvas as the course progress. These questions are taken from end of each chapter and are similar to what students see as part of homework. Same problems, different amounts.

Types of Assessments

Proctored Exam, Homework Assignments, Discussion Board, Project

Textbook Information

Financial and Managerial Accounting, 4th Edition, COC Version, with access code for WeilyPLUS. We will use the second half of your Bus 201 textbook. The same access code you used during Bus 201 will be used. Authors: Weygandt, Kimmel, & Kieso


Our course Canvas shell will be available on the first day of class. Please accept the invitation from Canvas in your Official School email Account to get started with this course and to set up your account in Canvas. Our Canvas Course Management System (CMS) is found at myCanyons. After setting up your account, log-in to the system and search for our course. After reading the syllabus, please introduce yourself and acknowledge that you have read the syllabus and understand the course's requirements.

Other Relevant Course Information

Make sure to be ready on the first day of class... Make sure to access all available and applicable campus resources...

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: 06/02/2022 Sub#: 794