Accounting Course Descriptions & Outlines

ACCT 1129  |  Software Applications  |  Credits: 3

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Accounting Software Applications is a hands-on course in which students set up a comprehensive accounting system, enter data and generate financial reports using Accounting software, as well as creating ad hoc lists, reports, spreadsheets, and charts using Excel.

ACCT 1133  |  Payroll Accounting  |  Credits: 3

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Accounting 1133 is a study of state and federal laws affecting payroll and experience in completing forms and records used in a complete payroll system, as well as building proficiency in the use of the electronic calculator.

ACCT 2015  |  Financial Accounting  |  Credits: 4

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This course is an introduction to financial accounting concepts and principles through a study of business transactions and their effect on financial statements. Topics/concepts included are: accounting as an information system; transactions and the accounting cycle; financial statements (including the Income Statement, Statement of Owner's Equity, Balance Sheet, and the Cash Flow Statement); analysis of profitability, liquidity, and risk; merchandising operations (including receivables and inventory); long-term assets (including acquisition, depreciation, and disposal); current and long-term liabilities; and equity financing.

ACCT 2020  |  Managerial Accounting  |  Credits: 4

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This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of managerial accounting. Emphasis is on management's use of accounting information for planning, controlling and decision-making. The course also includes interpretation and modification of financial statements, basic framework for allocation of manufacturing costs, and planning and controlling of business operations.