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Accounting - CE

ACC 179 – Fundamentals of Accounting

This course is designed to teach the student the basics of double-entry bookkeeping, analyzing and recording transactions, and preparation of various financial reports at the end of the fiscal period. Topics to be covered include: accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various common banking activities.

Course Objectives:
1. prepare business income statements,
2. describe and demonstrate double entry bookkeeping,
3. journalize transactions and post to the general ledger, and
4. compile end-of-year financial reports.

ACC 180 – INTRO/PEACHTREE/ACCOUNTING

This course is designed to enable the student to learn how to utilize Peachtree Accounting software for performing everyday accounting tasks. Topics to be covered include creating a new company account, developing a chart of accounts, account security/protecting data, inventory data, creating vendor and customer accounts, and creating and understanding reports.

Course Objectives:
1. create a new company account in Peachtree Accounting,
2. create a chart of accounts,
3. describe procedures to secure account files,
4. manage inventory data,
5. create vendor and customer accounts, and
6. demonstrate how to create reports.

ACC 352 – Fundamentals of Accounting II

Increase your financial awareness and accountability while gaining a marketbille skill. Explore topics such as special jouranals, uncollectible accounts receivable, plant assets, depreciation, notes and interest, accrued revenue and expenses, dividends, retained earnings, and various financial reports for corporations.

Course Objectives:

1. demonstrate an understanding of how to journalize and post accounts payable transactions;
2. demonstrate an understanding of how to journalize and post accounts receivable transactions;
3. demonstrate the ability to account for un-collectable accounts receivables;
4. calculate, journalize, and post accrued income and accrued expenses;
5. demonstrate the ability to prepare various end-of-fiscal-period financial reports; and
6. develop the ability to calculate federal tax deposits and prepare year-end tax documents.

ACC 353 – Accounting /Bookkeeping I

Learn the basic principles of the double entry system. Ideal for a small business owner, potential business owner and those looking for entry level accounting jobs. Explore business records, transactions, journals, ledgers, income statements, balance sheets and more. Prerequisites: Basic computer skills, experience with Microsoft Excel, basic high school algebra.

Course Overview:
1. complete a tax return,
2. demonstrate the ability to balance a checkbook,
3. create a budget,
4. analyze balance sheet accounts and determine revenue and cash flow,
5. describe basic accounting principles utilized in a single proprietorship, and
6. prepare financial statements.

ACC 354 – Accounting /Bookkeeping II

This course is designed to enable the student to learn additional accounting/bookkeeping principles following the Accounting/Bookkeeping I course. Topics to be covered include trial balances, financial reports, cash flow, retained earnings, bank reconciliation, and payroll.

Course Overview:
1. define and conduct a trial balance,
2. list different types of and prepare financial reports,
3. analyze financial data to create cash flow and retained earnings statements,
4. demonstrate the ability to reconcile a bank statement, and
5. compare and contrast different payroll systems and their advantages/disadvantages.

ACC 355 – Quickbooks for Bookkeepers

This course is designed to enable the student to learn how to use QuickBooks accounting software to perform basic bookkeeping responsibilities. Topics to be covered include setting up accounts, paying bills, invoicing, and report creation.

Course Overview:
1. create accounts in QuickBooks,
2. demonstrate the ability to process and pay a bill in QuickBooks,
3. create an invoice with QuickBooks software, and
4. create financial reports using QuickBooks.

ACC 356 – QuickBooks for Bookkeepers

This course is designed to enable the student to learn how to use QuickBooks accounting software to perform basic bookkeeping responsibilities. Topics to be covered include setting up accounts, paying bills, invoicing, and report creation.

Course Objectives:
1. create accounts in QuickBooks,
2. demonstrate the ability to process and pay a bill in QuickBooks,
3. create an invoice with QuickBooks software, and
4. create financial reports using QuickBooks.

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