Small Business Accounting

Small Business Accounting - Certificate

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
ACCT 1000 Principles of Accounting I
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.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ACCT1000

ACCT 1206 Payroll Accounting
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

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 08/24/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ACCT1206

ACCT 1306 Spreadsheets
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: COMC1400

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ACCT1306

ACCT 2200 Accounting Computer Applications I
ACCT 2200 This course is an introduction to computerized applications. Students will learn to prepare financial statements, setup both service and merchandise companies, analyze transactions, make payroll entries, reconcile bank accounts, journalize and post adjusting and closing entries. Prerequisites: ACCT 1000

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 02/20/1998 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ACCT2200

Technical Elective(s)* 3
Total Core Credits: 15
Total Program Credits: 15
* Select Technical electives from the following subject areas: ACCT .
* Select Technical electives from ACCT1003 or ACCT1406.