ACCT 1000 This introductory course covers the fundamental accounting concepts and principles which are used in a business environment. These concepts are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. The phrase "generally accepted accounting principles" (or "GAAP" consists of three important sets of rules: (1) the basic accounting principles and guidelines, (2) rules and standards issued by FASB and (3) the generally accepted industry practices. The course explores the role of accounting as a primary business information system.
ACCT 1003 This course continues to explore fundamental accounting concepts and principles. Topics include current and fixed assets, and current and long-term liabilities. Corporations and partnership business types are also explained and defined.
ACCT 1206 This course covers the various state and federal laws pertaining to computation and payment of salaries and wages. Topics include preparation of employment records, payroll registers, employee earnings records, and state and federal reports.
Prerequisite: ACCT1000 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1306 This course covers the use of a computer spreadsheet program for accounting applications. Topics include managing multiple-sheet spreadsheets, creating and using charts and graphs, creating complex formulas, and creating and printing reports. Prerequisites: NONE
ACCT 1406 This course covers the major Internal Revenue Code sections that apply to the filing of individual and business income tax returns. Major topics covered include a history of income tax law, the tax formula, gross income and exclusions, business and personal deductions, and tax credits. Income tax form preparation is an integral part of this course.
ADTC 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers and their impact on society, computer hardware and desk application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet and e-mail. This course meets the Dakota County Technical College's computer literacy requirement.
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.