Students in this course will learn about various state and federal laws that pertain to computing and paying wages and salaries. The student will become proficient in calculating gross pay, calculating Social Security, and Medicare taxes, calculating federal and state income and other taxes, journalizing and posting payroll entries and completing various federal and state forms.
The purpose of this course is to allow students to bring business topics into focus by using all their collected business knowledge. This will be accomplished through completion of a portfolio that will demonstrate to prospective employers the student’s career preparation. Students will also be required to complete a professional internship in the workplace. The importance of career and goal planning will be emphasized.
This course will be an advanced guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract. Credits earned may be applied as free electives in degree or certificate programs.
This course is designed to reinforce topics presented in Principles of Accounting and to introduce the student to computerized accounting methods. Through hands-on computer work, the student will become familiar with accounting software (QuickBooks) and have the opportunity to work in greater depth with accounting topics. Completion of this course will provide students with the skills needed to attain certification in QuickBooks.
The managerial accounting course is designed to acquaint students with the use of accounting information for the purpose of managerial control and decision-making. Concepts of cost, profit, and budgeting will be discussed and aspects of performance measurement and evaluation will also be covered.
The second semester of this course is a further study of the accounting process as applied to various business organizations. The two semesters of this course are designed to give students an adequate understanding of the recording, classifying and summarizing of business transactions in order to proceed with the interpretation and analysis of accounting data. This is a basic course for accounting majors, majors in other areas of business administration, and those whose major interest is in economics, political science, law or other professional areas.
This course covers fundamental accounting theory and procedures: organization of accounts, the accounting cycle, working papers and the preparation of financial and operating statements for proprietorships.
This course will be a guided experience for community college students to explore topics of interest in their field through research, field experience, presentation, computer applications, lab experience, or other project agreed upon between the student and the supervising faculty and is submitted to the dean in a written contract. Credits earned may be applied as free electives in degree or certificate programs.