Accounting and Finance/Bookkeeping Certificate

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Gainful Employment

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Description

This course introduces business decision-making, using accounting information systems. Emphasis is, placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting, and, interpreting financial information. Upon, completion, students should be able to prepare, financial statements, understand the role of, financial information in decision-making and, address ethical considerations.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course provides a survey of the business, world. Topics include the basic principles and, practices of contemporary business. Upon, completion, students should be able to demonstrate, an understanding of business concepts as a, foundation for studying other business subjects.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces computer concepts,, including fundamental functions and operations of, the computer. Topics include identification of, hardware components, basic computer operations,, security issues, and use of software applications., Upon completion, students should be able to, demonstrate an understanding of the role and, function of computers and use the computer to, solve problems.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

SECOND SEMESTER

ACC 140
Credits: 2

Course Description

This course covers federal and state laws, pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax, forms, and journal and general ledger, transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing, wages; calculating social security, income, and, unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll, tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions., Upon completion, students should be able to, analyze data, make appropriate computations,, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries, using appropriate technology.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course introduces microcomputer applications, related to accounting systems. Topics include, general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts, payable, inventory, payroll, and correcting,, adjusting, and closing entries. Upon completion,, students should be able to use a computer, accounting package to solve accounting problems.

Classroom Hours: 1

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

CTS 130
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces basic spreadsheet design, and development. Topics include writing formulas,, using functions, enhancing spreadsheets, creating, charts, and printing. Upon completion, students, should be able to design and print basic, spreadsheets and charts.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected