Accounting Degree

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FIRST SEMESTER

Course Description

This course introduces the college's physical,, academic, and social environment and promotes the, personal development essential for success., Topics include campus facilities and resources;, policies, procedures, and programs; study skills;, and life management issues such as health,, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity,, and communication. Upon completion, students, should be able to function effectively within the, college environment to meet their educational, objectives.

Classroom Hours: 1

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

ENG 111
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the ability to, produce clear writing in a variety of genres and, formats using a recursive process. Emphasis, includes inquiry, analysis, effective use of, rhetorical strategies, thesis development,, audience awareness, and revision. Upon, completion, students should be able to produce, unified, coherent, well-developed essays using, standard written English.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to engage students in, complex and realistic situations involving the, mathematical phenomena of quantity, change and, relationship, and uncertainty through project-, and activity-based assessment. Emphasis is, placed on authentic contexts which will introduce, the concepts of numeracy, proportional reasoning,, dimensional analysis, rates of growth, personal, finance, consumer statistics, practical, probabilities, and mathematics for citizenship. , Upon completion, students should be able to, utilize quantitative information as consumers and, to make personal, professional, and civic, decisions by decoding, interpreting, using, and, communicating quantitative information found in, modern media and encountered in everyday life.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Description

This course includes a greater emphasis on, managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis, is placed on managerial accounting concepts for, external and internal analysis, reporting and, decision-making. Upon completion, students, should be able to analyze and interpret, transactions relating to managerial concepts, including product-costing systems.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course provides additional instruction in the, financial accounting concepts and procedures, introduced in ACC 120. Emphasis is placed on the, analysis of specific balance sheet accounts, with, in-depth instruction of the accounting principles, applied to these accounts. Upon completion,, students should be able to analyze data, prepare, journal entries, and prepare reports in compliance, with generally accepted accounting principles.

Classroom Hours: 3

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

Course Description

This course, the second in a series of two, is, designed to teach professional communication, skills. Emphasis is placed on research,, listening, critical reading and thinking,, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral, and written presentations. Upon completion,, students should be able to work individually and, collaboratively to produce well-designed business, and professional written and oral presentations.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Description

This course introduces the relevant laws governing, individual income taxation. Topics include tax, law, electronic research and methodologies, and, the use of technology for preparation of, individual income tax returns. Upon completion,, students should be able to analyze basic tax, scenarios, research applicable tax law, and, complete various individual tax forms.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course is a continuation of the study of, accounting principles with in-depth coverage of, theoretical concepts and financial statements., Topics include generally accepted accounting, principles and extensive analysis of balance sheet, components. Upon completion, students should be, able to demonstrate competence in the conceptual, framework underlying financial accounting,, including the application of financial standards.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

BUS 115
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces the student to the legal, and ethical framework of business. Contracts,, negotiable instruments, the law of sales, torts,, crimes, constitutional law, the Uniform, Commercial Code, and the court systems are, examined. Upon completion the student should be, able to identify legal and ethical issues that, arise in business decisions and the laws that, apply to them.

Classroom Hours: 3

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*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

FOURTH SEMSTER

Course Description

This course introduces the relevant laws governing, business and fiduciary income taxes. Topics, include tax law relating to business, organizations, electronic research and, methodologies, and the use of technology for the, preparation of business tax returns. Upon, completion, students should be able to analyze, basic tax scenarios, research applicable tax law,, and complete various business tax forms.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

Course Description

This course is a continuation of ACC 220., Emphasis is placed on special problems which may, include leases, bonds, investments, ratio, analyses, present value applications, accounting, changes, and corrections. Upon completion,, students should be able to demonstrate an, understanding of the principles involved and, display an analytical problem-solving ability for, the topics covered.

Classroom Hours: 3

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

WBL 110
Credits: 1

Course Description

This course covers basic knowledge necessary for, gaining and maintaining employment. Topics, include job search skills, work ethic, meeting, employer expectations, workplace safety, and, human relations. Upon completion, students, should be able to successfully make the, transition from, school to work.

Classroom Hours: 1

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*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

ECONOMICS ELECTIVES (Select 1)

Course Description

This course introduces economic analysis of, individual, business, and industry in the market, economy. Topics include the price mechanism,, supply and demand, optimizing economic behavior,, costs and revenue, market structures, factor, markets, income distribution, market failure, and, government intervention. Upon completion,, students should be able to identify and evaluate, consumer and business alternatives in order to, efficiently achieve economic objectives.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course introduces economic analysis of, aggregate employment, income, and prices. Topics, include major schools of economic thought;, aggregate supply and demand; economic measures,, fluctuations, and growth; money and banking;, stabilization techniques; and international trade., Upon completion, students should be able to, evaluate national economic components, conditions,, and alternatives for achieving socioeconomic, goals.

Classroom Hours: 3

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected

PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES (Select 2)

BUS 225
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides an overview of business, financial management. Emphasis is placed on, financial statement analysis, time value of money,, management of cash flow, risk and return, and, sources of financing. Upon completion, students, should be able to interpret and apply the, principles of financial management.

Classroom Hours: 2

Lab/Shop Hours: 2

BUS 240
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course introduces contemporary and, controversial ethical issues that face the, business community. Topics include moral, reasoning, moral dilemmas, law and morality,, equity, justice and fairness, ethical standards,, and moral development. Upon completion, students, should be able to demonstrate an understanding of, their moral responsibilities and obligations as, members of the workforce and society.

Classroom Hours: 3

Course Description

This course provides a work-based learning, experience with a college-approved employer in an, area related to the student's program of study. , Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom, learning with related work experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to evaluate, career selection, demonstrate employability, skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related, competencies.

Clinical Hours: 10

Course Description

This course provides a work-based learning, experience with a college-approved employer in an, area related to the student's program of study. , Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom, learning with related work experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to evaluate, career selection, demonstrate employability, skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related, competencies.

Clinical Hours: 20

Course Description

This course provides a work-based learning, experience with a college-approved employer in an, area related to the student's program of study. , Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom, learning with related work experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to evaluate, career selection, demonstrate employability, skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related, competencies.

Clinical Hours: 10

Course Description

This course provides a work-based learning, experience with a college-approved employer in an, area related to the student's program of study. , Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom, learning with related work experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to evaluate, career selection, demonstrate employability, skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related, competencies.

Clinical Hours: 20

Course Description

This course provides a work-based learning, experience with a college-approved employer in an, area related to the student's program of study. , Emphasis is placed on integrating classroom, learning with related work experience. Upon, completion, students should be able to evaluate, career selection, demonstrate employability, skills, and satisfactorily perform work-related, competencies.

Clinical Hours: 10

*Credits are based on the course(s) selected