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2022-2023 General Catalog 
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ACC 102 - Workplace Accounting

Last Date of Approval: Fall 2017

3 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 45
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
This course serves as an introduction to accounting that is used directly in the operation of small business. Topics covered will include an introduction to general ledgers, payroll accounting, computerized accounting, tax accounting as well as inventory management and cost accounting.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: None

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: Testing Charge: $115.00

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
1. Conceptualize accounting as an information cycle

2. Account for payroll, cash and internal control

     a. Demonstrate an understanding of Federal tax laws

     b. Record payroll transactions according to Federal laws.

     c. Calculate employees’ payroll.

     d. Calculate the employer’s payroll tax liabilities.

3. Utilize Accounting Computer Software

     a. Students will demonstrate the ability to prepare and navigate an Excel spreadsheet.

     b. Create a workbook to enter financial data.

4. Differentiate accounting for merchandising from the buyer and seller perspectives

5. Master computer software to successfully pass the Intuit QuickBooks Desktop Certified User exam

6. Record comprehensive payroll transactions for a business including year-end reports

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