Accounting

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

ACCT 1100 : Financial Accounting I

Introduces the basic financial accounting concepts of the complete accounting cycle and provides the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a sole proprietorship. Topics include: accounting vocabulary and concepts, the accounting cycle for a personal service business, the accounting cycle for a merchandising business, inventory, cash control and receivables. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

Program Admission or Advisor Approval.

ACCT 1105 : Financial Accounting II

Introduces the intermediate financial accounting concepts that provide the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a partnership and corporation. Topics include: Fixed and Intangible Assets, Current and Long-Term Liabilities (Notes Payable), Payroll, Accounting for a Partnership, Accounting for a Corporation, Statement of Cash Flows, and Financial Statement Analysis, Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

ACCT 1115 : Computerized Accounting

Emphasizes operation of computerized accounting systems from manual input forms. Topics include: company creation (service and merchandising), chart of accounts, customers transactions, vendors transactions, banking activities, merchandise inventory, employees and payroll, and financial reports. Laboratory work includes theoretical and technical application.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ACCT 1120 : Spreadsheet Applications

This course covers the knowledge and skills to use spreadsheet software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: spreadsheet concepts, creating and manipulating data, formatting data and content, creating and modifying formulas, presenting data visually and collaborating and securing data.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

ACCT 1125 : Individual Tax Accounting

Provides instruction for the preparation of individual federal income tax returns. Topics include: taxable income, income adjustments, schedules, standard deductions, itemized deductions, exemptions, tax credits, and tax calculations.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Program Admission

ACCT 1130 : Payroll Accounting

Provides an understanding of the laws that affect a company*s payroll structure and practical application skills in maintaining payroll records. Topics include: payroll tax laws, payroll tax forms, payroll and personnel records, computing wages and salaries, taxes affecting employees and employers, and analyzing and journalizing payroll transactions.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ACCT 2000 : Managerial Accounting

Emphasizes the interpretation of data by management in planning and controlling business activities. Topics include Managerial Accounting Concepts, Manufacturing Accounting using a Job Order Cost System, Manufacturing Accounting using a Process Cost System, Cost Behavior and Cost-Volume-Profit, Budgeting and Standard Cost Accounting, Flexible Budgets, Standard Costs and Variances, and Capital Investment Analysis and Budgeting. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ACCT 2100 : Accounting Internship I

Introduces the application and reinforcement of accounting and employability principles in an actual job setting. Acquaints the student with realistic work situations and provides insights into accounting applications on the job. Topics include appropriate work habits, acceptable job performance, application of accounting knowledge and skills, interpersonal relations, and development of productivity. The half-time accounting internship is implemented through the use of written individualized training plans, written performance evaluation, and weekly documentation or seminars and/or other projects as required by the instructor.

Credits

4

Prerequisites

All non-elective courses required for program completion

ACCT 2105 : Accounting Internship II

Introduces the application and reinforcement of accounting and employability principles in an actual job setting. Acquaints the student with realistic work situations and provides insights into accounting applications on the job. Topics include: appropriate work habits, acceptable job performance, application of accounting knowledge and skills, interpersonal relations, and development of productivity. The full-time accounting internship is implemented through the use of written individualized training plans, written performance evaluation, and weekly documentation or seminars and/or other projects as required by the instructor.

Credits

8

Prerequisites

All non-elective courses required for program completion

ACCT 2125 : Capstone Review Accounting Principles

Guides the student in dealing with ethics, internal control, fraud and financial statement analysis in the accounting environment which will require students to confront and resolve accounting problems by integrating and applying skills and techniques acquired from previous courses. Will prepare students in developing a personal code of ethics by exploring ethical dilemmas and pressures they will face as accountants. Will help the student understand financial statement analysis and the relation to fraud, and fraud detection. Will prepare the student for the ACAT Comprehensive Examination for Accreditation in Accountancy.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

ACCT 2140 : Legal Environment of Business

Introduces law and its relationship to business. Topics include: legal ethics, legal processes, business contracts, business torts and crimes, real and personal property, agency and employment, risk-bearing devices, and Uniform Commercial Code.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Program Admission

ACCT 2145 : Personal Finance

Introduces practical applications of concepts and techniques used to manage personal finance. Topics include: cash management, time value of money, credit, major purchasing decisions, insurance, investments, retirement, and estate planning.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Program Admission

ACCT 2155 : Principles of Fraud Examination

Provides instruction of the basic principles and theories of occupational fraud. Topics include: fraud concepts, skimming, cash larceny, billing schemes, check tampering, payroll schemes, expense reimbursement schemes, register disbursement schemes, non-cash assets fraud, corruption schemes, and accounting principles and fraud.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Program Admission