Search

Back


Accounting

ACCT 201


Register Now Online

Credit Hours

(4-0) 4 Cr. Hrs.

Section Start Dates


Section NoStart Date
122331May 5, 2014
122367May 5, 2014
122388May 5, 2014
122503May 5, 2014
122504May 5, 2014
122550May 5, 2014
142331August 25, 2014
142385August 25, 2014
142471September 16, 2014
142501August 25, 2014
142502August 25, 2014
142503August 25, 2014
142504August 25, 2014
142505August 25, 2014
142506August 25, 2014
142508August 25, 2014
142551August 25, 2014
142553August 25, 2014
142556August 25, 2014
142562August 25, 2014
246250August 25, 2014

View Course Schedule

Principles of Accounting 1


Course Description

In this course, you will learn the principles of accounting with emphasis on the accounting cycle for a sole proprietorship in the service and merchandising business. You will apply internal controls to an accounting system, account for cash, accounts receivable, bad debts, inventories, long lived assets, current liabilities and payroll. In addition, you will demonstrate how to account for partnerships. This course will integrate a Web-based learning system which requires the use of a computer to complete some of the learning activities and assessments. This course MAY also include the use of Excel.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of ethical decisions in financial reporting.
  • Explain the role of accounting in a business.
  • Analyze business transactions using the accounting equation.
  • Apply the rules of debits and credits.
  • Prepare journal entries for business transactions, adjustments and closings.
  • Prepare financial statements.
  • Compute cost of goods sold and ending inventory.
  • Process transactions using special journals and subsidiary ledgers.
  • Determine the effects of errors on the financial statements.
  • Apply internal control principles.
  • Estimate uncollectible account expense using two different approaches.
  • Apply current accounting principles to long lived assets.
  • Apply current accounting principles to current liabilities and payroll.
  • Demonstrate partnership accounting.
Scroll
to Top
Content