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Accounting (ACT)
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Program Overview:
The Accounting program is designed to prepare accountants and related personnel to meet the needs of area and national businesses. Local businesses, industries, and governmental units require accountants, and jobs are available in those fields. With more accounting records being required, the job market appears bright.

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Semester 1
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FA2017
ACC 2101
Financial Accounting
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This course presents accounting as an information system that produces summary financial statements, primarily for users external to a business or other enterprise. Students study the forms of business organization and the common transactions entered into by businesses. The emphasis is on understanding and applying basic accounting principles and other concepts that guide the reporting of the effect of transactions and other economic events on the financial condition and operating results of a business. How to analyze and interpret historical financial statements and the limitations of using these in making forward-looking business decisions is included. The primary concept emphasis will be accounting for current assets and liabilities, long-term assets and liabilities, stockholder equity, corporations' cash flow statements, and financial statement analyses.

BMG 1202
Business Math
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Topics covered include: bank records, sales invoices, percentages, cash and trade discounts, markups and markdowns, interest, loans, finance charges, taxes, payroll, and commissions. PREREQUISITE: REM 0420 Basic Math with a C or better or scoring at beginning Algebra level on placement exam or consent of instructor.

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College Level Math marked
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BUS 1101
Introduction to Business
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A survey of the basic business principles is covered. Some of the units studied are business in the economy, making firms successful, marketing strategy, sources of financing, using information systems, personnel management, labor problems, government and business relations.

DAP 1201
Business Computer Systems
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A study of computer concepts, including the information processing cycle, file organization, data communications and operating systems and systems software. Applications software, including spreadsheets, database, word processing, presentation software, computer communications, operating systems, and Internet access and use with business-oriented computer hardware and software concepts emphasis. PREREQUISITE: Recommended one semester of typing.

ECN 2101
Principles of Macroeconomics
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The American system of economics is introduced. Subject matter includes an introduction to the sectors of the American economy, business, households, government, the theory of supply and demand, national income accounts, the business cycle, inflation, unemployment, Keynesian theory, the Federal Reserve System and uses of money, international trade, balance of trade, balance of payments, exchange rate systems, and economics of developing countries. Attention will be given to application and illustration of theory to current problems. Global economics content, and the role of the United States in formulating, influencing and directing global trade and policy, will be infused throughout the course.

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17
Semester 2
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FA2017
ACC 2102
Managerial Accounting
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This course presents accounting as a system of producing information for use in internally managing a business. The course emphasizes the identification, accumulation, and interpretation of information for planning, controlling, and evaluating the performance of the separate components of a business. Included is the identification and measurement of the costs of producing goods or services and how to analyze and control these costs. Decision models commonly used in making specific short- and long-term business decisions also are included. PREREQUISITE: ACC 2101 Financial Accounting or equivalent.

BMG 2103
Business Statistics
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The basic concepts of statistical analysis used in business decision making, including probability and how uncertainty is dealt with in real life. The following concepts and statistical techniques are included: measures of central tendency and variability; random variables and probability distributions; binomial, normal, and sampling distributions; estimation; tests of hypothesis; chi-square tests; linear regression and correlation; and one-way analysis of variance.

ECN 2102
Principles of Microeconomics
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This course is concerned with the study of specific economic units. It introduces the student to generalized models of business, structures of the American economy, price and output determination of firms and industries, problems related to these segments, and a general review of the operation of the price system. It includes a study of the mechanics of supply and demand, price and consumer behavior. International trade and a review of the stock market are included.

ENG 1111
Composition I
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Composition I is an introductory course in composition and rhetoric emphasizing expository prose. Major focus is on organization, paragraph structure, and elimination of mechanical errors. The writing course sequence will (1) develop awareness of the writing process; (2) provide inventional, organizational, and editorial strategies; (3) stress the variety of uses for writing; and (4) emphasize critical skills in reading, thinking, and writing. Grade of C or better is required for IAI transfer credit. (Not to be used for humanities credit)

PSY 1101
General Psychology I
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A survey of the study of human and animal behavior with emphasis on the scientific nature of contemporary psychological investigation. Topics may include the biology of behavior, sensation, motivation, emotion, life-span development of behavior, personality, abnormal behavior and its therapies, social behavior, and individual differences. NO PREREQUISITE.

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Semester 3
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ACC 1202
QuickBooks I
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This course is designed to develop fundamental accounting concepts and principles through the use of QuickBooks. The course prepares students to use QuickBooks software on the job by hands-on training of basic functions of the program. The course will demonstrate initial company setup and creation of other core components of computerized accounting. Students will create financial statements, purchase orders, sales invoices, budgets, receivables and payables, adjusting and closing entries, banking, reports, and other areas of the QuickBooks program. Repeatable 2 times.

ACC 1203
QuickBooks II
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This course is designed to build upon fundamental accounting concepts and principles learned in QuickBooks I. The course prepares students to use QuickBooks software on the job by hands-on training of advanced functions of the program. The class includes payroll setup and reporting, adjusting entries, fixed assets, invoice customization, class tracking, time tracking, item pricing, inventory tracking, customizing reports, and importing/exporting data to Excel. Repeatable 2 times.

ACC 2121
Cost Accounting
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Accounting principles and practices with special reference to factory process cost, job cost, standard cost, and managerial cost accounting are covered. PREREQUISITE: ACC 2101 Financial Accounting and ACC 2102 Managerial Accounting.

ACC 2241
Federal Tax Accounting
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A study of the federal revenue acts as they relate primarily to individuals and businesses including partnership issues. Topics include gross income, deductions for and from adjusted gross income, business-related expenses and losses, tax credits, and property transactions. An overview of the procedural aspects and important issues for those involved in tax practice. PREREQUISITE: ACC 2102 Managerial Accounting.

BUS 2101
Business Law I
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Introduction to the legal system as it affects business activity. Areas of concentration include formation and nature of contracts, the agency relationships, and the Uniform Commercial Code Law of Sales and Commercial Paper.

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13
Semester 4
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ACC 1204
Bookkeeper Prep Professional
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This course is designed for business students and bookkeepers who want to advance their skills, knowledge, professional status, and compensation. Completion of the course prepares students to complete three certification exams demonstrating knowledge and skills required to conduct all key bookkeeping and accounting functions. The class provides all course materials needed to become a Certified Bookkeeper.

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ACC 2298
Accounting Internship
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This course prepares the business student for further work in their selected choice of career. Areas of business professionalism are stressed with emphasis placed on each individual’s needs for improvement as well as group needs. The class time gives students an opportunity to handle the paperwork routine that is necessary; to discuss the various jobs and what has been learned on the job. PREREQUISITE: ACC 2101 Financial Accounting and 24 semester hours of classes. Thirty internship hours per week.

BMG 2204
Human Resource Management
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This course is for first-line managers and students interested in becoming human resource management. The course is a survey of human resource planning, selection, interviewing, testing, placement, training and follow up as part of the overall management process. Case studies allow the students to apply theory to practical situations.

BUS 2102
Business Law II
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This is a continuation of Business Law I (BUS 2101). The course will encompass a study of negotiable instruments, secured transactions, bankruptcy agency and employment, business organizations, antitrust law, environmental law, real and personal property, bailments, wills, trusts, and insurance.

BUS 2105
Business Finance
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This course presents an analysis of the facts and principles of financial management and control in relation to business formation, expansion, failure, reorganization and liquidation. Financial practices relating to stocks, bonds, marketing of securities and financial policies are studied. PREREQUISITE: ACC 2101 Financial Accounting.

SPE 1101
Fundamentals of Effective Speaking
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Short informative and persuasive speeches are prepared and presented. This course places emphasis on selection and organization of materials, methods of securing interest and attention, and elements of delivery as well as characteristics of effective criticism and listening.

Term Total
17
Program Total
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