The Accounting program provides a solid foundation in accounting skills for students who choose to enter the workforce at the end of two academic years of study. Typical job responsibilities include gathering information used for financial reports and payroll, using accounting software to maintain and update accounting records, and documenting and recording financial data such as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
An introduction to basic accounting principles and techniques designed to give the student a general knowledge of accounting practices and terminology. Students will work through the accounting cycle for both a service and retail business.
Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.
Covers basic applications of mathematics in the business world percentages, elementary algebra, purchasing, selling, interest, future value, present value, etc. It is designed to reinforce and expand business concepts held by the student through the use of mathematics.
Using critical thinking skills, students will study and reinforce the basics of the English language as they apply to business communications. Emphasis is placed on grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure.
Combines Macroeconomics and Microeconomics and focuses on basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policy, and international economic problems.
Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.
An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied.
Provides an in-depth study of accounting theory and current practice. Includes the development of accounting theory, the format and content of the financial statements, and emphasizes revenue recognition and assets.
Examines managerial accounting concepts including cost classification, job order and process cost systems, cost-volume-profit analysis, absorption and variable costing, budgeting, standard costs, variance analysis, relevant costs for decision-making, activity-based costing, and capital budgeting.
A capstone course which reinforces financial accounting concepts and procedures through the use of personal computers and popular commercial software. A comprehensive study of computerized accounting systems in both service and merchandising environments.
Students manage office activities using computer software and equipment in a simulated office environment. Students use word processing, electronic mail and calendaring, and other specialized software.
Designed to provide employment experience in a position that will utilize the specialized skills of the student. The position must be approved by the accounting program coordinator before the student registers for the course.
* There are prerequisites, course requisites, or minimum placement test scores for this course. ** Electives must be approved by the Program Coordinator + Course only offered fall semester ++ Course only offered spring and summer semester +++ Course only offered spring semester ++++ Course offered in summer term only ^ SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective ^^ Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course ^^^ Course requires a 30-hour practicum experience in addition to classroom lecture hours ^^^^ ECE 120 and ECE 125 must be taken the same semester