Course

Intermediate Accounting II

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Accounting
Course Code
ACCT 3410
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 Weeks
Max Class Size
35
Method(s) Of Instruction
Hybrid
Online
Lecture
Seminar
Course Designation
None
Industry Designation
CPA,PEP
Typically Offered
Fall
Summer
Winter

Overview

Course Description
This course builds on the foundation of accounting techniques and theory covered in Accounting 1110 and 1210, or Accounting 1235. The focus will be an in-depth study of liabilities and shareholders’ equity as governed by Part I & Part II of the CPA Canada Handbook. Topics will include: accounting for current and non-current liabilities and complex financial instruments; computation of earnings per share; accounting for pension costs, income taxes and leases; and accounting for errors and changes in accounting policy. The conceptual framework for financial reporting will also be studied. The course includes a major group project, which requires the analysis of the annual report of a Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Course Content

 

  • Current Liabilities and Contingencies
  • Non-current Financial Liabilities
  • Shareholders’ Equity
  • Complex Financial Instruments
  • Earnings per Share
  • Accounting for Income Taxes
  • Pensions and Other Employee Future Benefits
  • Accounting for Leases
  • Accounting Changes and Error Analysis
  • Other Measurement and Disclosure Issues
  • Preparation of a report that analyzes specific aspects of the annual report of a Canadian company that is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. To maintain academic integrity, a company once used cannot be reused for at least six semesters (two years).
Learning Activities

Lectures and demonstration.

Means of Assessment

The course evaluation is consistent with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy.

Annual Report Project  10%
Assignments and/or quizzes  20%
Midterm Examination  35%
Final Examination  35%
  100%

Midterm and final exam questions will be of the rigor found in professional accounting bodies’ examinations.

STUDENTS MUST WRITE BOTH THE MIDTERM EXAMINATION AND THE FINAL EXAMINATION TO OBTAIN CREDIT FOR THE COURSE.

To pass this course, students must obtain a minimum of 50% on invigilated assessments, with the 50% calculated on a weighted average basis.
 
Invigilated assessments include, in-class quizzes, in-class tests, midterm exam and the final exam.
 
Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. Describe the conceptual framework and its impact on accounting principles and practices;
  2. Analyze and record complex situations in accounting for current and non-current liabilities;
  3. Analyze and record complex issues related to accounting for equity;
  4. Account for errors and changes in accounting policy; and
  5. Integrate accounting theory, financial statement analysis, financial statement format and disclosure requirements in accordance with Part I & Part II of the CPA Canada Handbook.

 

Textbook Materials

 

Lo Fisher. Intermediate Accounting Volume II, Latest Edition. Pearson Canada.; or, Kieso et al. Intermediate 
AccountingVolume II, Latest Edition. John Wiley and Sons.; or, other textbooks as approved by the 
department.
Instructor compiled materials (if applicable).
Only Faculty of Commerce and Business approved calculators may be used for tests and examinations

Lo Fisher. Intermediate Accounting Volume II, Latest Edition. Pearson Canada; or, other textbooks as approved by the department

Instructor compiled materials (if applicable)

Only Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration approved calculators may be used for tests and examinations

 

Requisites

Prerequisites

(ACCT 1210 OR ACCT 1235 with a minimum grade of C)

OR currently active in: 
PDD Accounting

AND

(ENGL 1130 OR CMNS 1115 with a minimum grade of C)

OR currently active in one of the following: 
PBD Accounting
PBD Accounting & Finance
PBD Finance
PDD Accounting
PDD Accounting Studies
PDD Financial Analysis

 

 

 

 

Corequisites

Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:

  • No corequisite courses

Equivalencies

Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:

  • No equivalency courses

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca

Institution Transfer Details for ACCT 3410
Acsenda School of Management (ASM) ASM ACCT 332 (3)
Athabasca University (AU) AU ACCT 352 (3)
Camosun College (CAMO) CAMO ACCT 211 (3)
Capilano University (CAPU) CAPU BFIN 347 (3)
College of the Rockies (COTR) COTR ACCT 374 (3)
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) KPU ACCT 3410 (3)
North Island College (NIC) NIC BUS 312 (3)
Simon Fraser University (SFU) No credit
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU ACCT 3210 (3)
University Canada West (UCW) UCW ACCT 3XX (3)
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) No credit
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC COMM 310 (3)
University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) UFV BUS 344 (3)
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC COM 3XX (1.5)
Vancouver Community College (VCC) VCC ACCT 2055 (3)
Vancouver Island University (VIU) VIU ACCT 336 (3)

Course Offerings

Winter 2023

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
14591
Thu
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Sandhawalia
Instructor First Name
Robin
Course Status
Open
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
35
Actual Seats Count
32
3
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
Building
New Westminster - North Bldg.
Room
N4370
Start Time
8:30
-
End Time
11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
14592
Mon
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Singh
Instructor First Name
Taj
Course Status
Waitlist
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
35
Actual Seats Count
35
0
Actual Wait Count
2
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
Building
None
Room
None
Start Time
18:30
-
End Time
21:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
14794
Fri
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Singh
Instructor First Name
Taj
Course Status
Full
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
35
Actual Seats Count
35
0
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Fri
Building
New Westminster - North Bldg.
Room
N4370
Start Time
11:30
-
End Time
14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
CRN
16348
Tue
Start Date
-
End Date
Start Date
End Date
Instructor Last Name
Sandhawalia
Instructor First Name
Robin
Course Status
Full
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
Max Seats Count
35
Actual Seats Count
35
0
Actual Wait Count
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Tue
Building
New Westminster - North Bldg.
Room
N4310
Start Time
18:30
-
End Time
21:20