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Steven M Goldblatt
CM 312
Seattle Campus

Construction Accounting

Introduction to accounting for the contractor, placing emphasis on the analysis and use of financial statements and a job cost accounting system. Open to nonmajors on space-available basis. Offered: A.

Class description

Awareness of the importance of good construction accounting practices, knowledge of the management information gained through proper recordkeeping, and ability to analyze products of the accounting process to make reasonable decisions when estimating, planning, scheduling, building, and controlling a construction project.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture/problem-solving led by the instructor and, as invited, any guests. Students’ opportunity to participate depends necessarily on class size and the material to be covered.

Recommended preparation

Prerequisites ACCTG 215 and 225, as well as basic Excel skills. This course is required for CM juniors.

Class assignments and grading

Seven homework assignments submitted as Excel workbooks.

Students earn scores on four multiple-choice exams and the seven homework assignments. Grades are based on their total scores.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Steven M Goldblatt
Date: 11/09/2002