The accounting program is designed to prepare students for a variety of entry-level accounting positions in private industry, state and local government, public accounting firms, banking and investment services. The program offers an associate in science degree in accounting; a certificate in accounting; plus multiple short-term certificates of proficiency in various accounting specialties.
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Accounting Degrees and Certificates
This course is designed to help students learn the fundamentals of accounting as applied to bookkeeping systems of small businesses and professional organizations.
Formerly OFFAD 110. A comprehensive course that includes the skills, procedures, and concepts necessary to accurately perform manual and computerized accounts receivable, accounts payable, and inventory bookkeeping tasks. Prerequisite: ACCT 100 or ACCT& 201 with a minimum grade of C.
This course is designed to present accounting concepts and their relationship to QuickBooks Pro by completing transactions for a business. This will be accomplished by recording transactions, preparing a multitude of financial reports, closing an accounting period, compiling charts and graphs, and preparing payroll. Recommended preparation: ACCT100 or ACCT& 201 with a minimum grade of C.
This course provides a fundamental knowledge of the distinguishing characteristics of not-for-profit and governmental accounting. It covers basic accounting terminology and financial statements, an overview of current FASB and GASB requirements, in addition to discussions of grant management, fund accounting, net asset classifications, and donations. Prerequisite: ACCT& 201 with a minimum grade of C.
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the Internal Revenue Code as it relates to the taxation of individuals. Course focuses on taxation methods, principles, and procedures used to assist students in preparing individual income tax returns. Prerequisite: ACCT& 201 with a minimum grade of C.
Formerly OFFAD 108. A comprehensive course that includes the skills, procedures, and conceptual knowledge necessary to accurately perform manual and computerized payroll processing tasks. Prerequisite: ACCT&201 with a minimum grade of C.
Introduction to the theory and principles of the accounting cycle and accounting concepts. Covers typical general journal transactions, posting transactions to the ledgers, principles of adjusting and closing entries, the process of completing the appropriate financial statements, various inventory valuation methods, and cash policies using both manual forms and computerized methods. Prerequisite: MATH 97 or higher. Recommended preparation: basic proficiency in Excel.
This course introduces generally accepted accounting principles used in preparing financial statements for a corporation. These principles are learned through various in-class and online exercises, problems, tests and through various Excel for accounting projects. Prerequisite: ACCT& 201 with a minimum grade of C.
This course introduces decision tools that managers use in evaluating business plans, controls, and performances along with basic manufacturing accounting concepts and reports. These tools are learned through various in-class and online exercises, problems, and tests. Prerequisite: ACCT& 202 with a minimum grade of C.