Accounting

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Accounting Clerk - Diploma

1) 1000 level (minimum) General Education courses required unless specified

Accounting Clerk - 31 credit Diploma
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Estimated Costs for this Major

Tuition/Fees:$5,876
Tools:N/A
Books/Supplies:$800
Total:$6,676
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
English/Communications requirement
Choose one 2 credit (or greater) English or Communications course.
2 cr
 
7 crs
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
Technical electives (see advisor for approved electives)
Choose one or more Technical electives.
4 cr
ACCT1210
Payroll Accounting
This course covers the fundamental principles of accounting for payroll in a business environment. Federal Wage and Hour law provides the framework for payroll record keeping requirements that most employers must follow. The course discusses the various payroll taxes that both employers and employees are subject to, filing requirements, and legal deadlines that must be followed. (Prerequisite: none) (2 Credits: 2 lec/0 lab)

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2 cr
ACCT1212
Computerized Acct Applications I
Hands on approach to the accounting system. Topical areas covered include but are not limited to general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, inventory, depreciation, financial statement analysis, departmentalized accounting and client write-up. (Prerequisites: ACCT2205 Principles of Accounting) (3 Credits: 2 lecture/1 lab)

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3 cr
ACCT1218
Spreadsheets Concepts and Applications
This course uses a spreadsheet system for business applications. Procedures used include: document creation, storage, retrieval, major editing, printing, merger of documents, segments and variables, and graph creation. (Prerequisite: None) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
ACCT1231
Database Concepts and Applications
This course will utilize database software for various business applications. (Prerequisite: none) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
ACCT2205
Principles of Accounting I
This course covers the fundamental accounting concepts and principles which are used in a business environment. These concepts are consistent with generally accepted accounting principles. The course explores the role of accounting as a primary business information system. (Prerequisite: None) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
ACCT2211
Principles of Accounting II
This course is a continuation of Principles I. Students apply concepts related to inventory, long-term assets, liabilities and owners equity for partnerships and corporations. The course also covers the use and preparation of the statement of cash flows and financial statement analysis. (Prerequisite: ACCT2205 Principles of Accounting I) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
ACCT2215
Fund/Non-Profit Accounting
This course is a study of accounting standards and practices used by governmental and other not-for- profit entities. These standards are promulgated by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board in the case of government entities, and by the Financial Accounting Standards Board for non-profit organizations. The use of fund accounting and budgetary considerations are explained along with financial reporting requirements. The four governmental fund types are covered as well as proprietary and fiduciary funds. Transaction analysis is included for all of the various funds used. (Prerequisites: ACCT2205 Accounting Principles I) (3 Credits: 3 lecture/0 lab)

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3 cr
 
24 crs

Total Credit Requirement - 31



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