TEXTBOOK: Required reading - Financial Accounting, Weygandt, Kieso, Kimmel, John Wiley
and Sons, Inc.,Publishers - EIGHTH Edition, ISBN 978-0-470-92938-4. Please
note: you should have the EIGHTH edition. PLEASE DO NOT BUY THIS 8th Edition TEXTBOOK NEW, if
you can help it, as it can be obtained used at a number of places.
It is important that you purchase/rent your textbook in the first few weeks. If you order your book
online, and are waiting for the book to arrive, you can keep up by reading the scans of the first six
chapters on this website (See Visuals on this website).
You may also use the 7th edition ( ISBN 978-0-470-477151) of the above textbook although it is
out-of date. If you have the 7th edition, you will note that all the classwork problems at the back
of each chapter of those books are different than the 8th edition classwork problems
we will be doing this semester. No worries! This website has a complete scan of the 8th edition
problems (See Workpapers) that you will need for this class.
Note: If you need financial assistance to purchase the text, please call (before the semester begins)
Cecile Banks at the Financial Aid office at IVC (415)457-8811 x8118.
The College of Marin bookstore at Kentfield 8am-7pm Mon-Thurs, and Fri 8am-3pm. You
may order books online from the bookstore at this link: http://marin.bncollege.com. The cost to
purchase the textbook new is $258, used $193, to rent $120, and as an e-textbook rental $116 or
purchase $140. College of Marin Bookstore (IVC) - please call 415-485-9394 to check on the hours
and the book's availability.
The textbook (Financial Accounting 8th edition) can also be purchased for $236
directly from Wiley and Sons Publishing. To shop at Wiley for the book :
Amazon.com and Half.com also sells the 8th edition text new/used for reasonable prices.
You may also rent the 8th edition for a semester cheaply. Go to:
You may consider obtaining an e-textbook (online textbook) of Weygandt, Jerry J., Financial
Accounting, 8th Edition, from Coursemart. Go to http://www.coursesmart.com
See also the page on this website entitled, "Other Places to Buy Books
You should bring to each class:
1) pencils (mechanical or otherwise) with good erasers
2) a simple calculator
4) Working papers and visuals from this class website that you printed out to use in class
6) 3 folders (optional) - Use them to turn in your work and be able to retrieve then easily
in a big stack of papers. Purchase three distinctive folders
(that you can spot easily amidst 40 or so) that are cheap, soft-cover and
without rings, and label each one with your name and campus where you attend