Catalog 2020-2021 
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Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACCT 111 Introduction to Accounting I

5 credits
This is an introductory course emphasizing double entry bookkeeping for a sole proprietor. Students learn how to record business transactions, detect and correct errors, and prepare financial statements. A practice set provides the opportunity to maintain records for a business.

Prerequisites: ENGL 093  (or placement into ENGL 099  or higher) and ABED 040  (or placement into MATH 087  or higher)

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate mastery in the language of accounting
  • Properly record business transactions for a sole proprietor
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Compile data for worksheets, adjusting, and closing.
  • Complete a practice set applying accounting principles learned
  • Participate in an accounting team to record financial transactions and report results of analysis

Program Outcomes
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:

  • apply manual methods and software tools to prepare accounting statements and reports
  • complete the accounting cycle, including end-of-period adjustments

Global Outcomes
This course teaches to the global outcome of teamwork.

Total Hours: 50 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 50