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Professional Bookkeeper (ACT)
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The Professional Bookkeeper certificate will prepare individuals for high demand accounting and bookkeeping jobs. Today’s professional bookkeeper is part accounting, part tax whiz, part financial analyst. “Certified bookkeepers and those with several years of accounting and bookkeeping experience will have the best job prospects” (Occupational Outlook Handbook , 2008-2009 Edition, U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics). This specialized certificate and certification will also prepare individuals for entrepreneurial companies and jobs.

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Semester 1
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FA2014
SP2015
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 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. PREREQUISITE: Two years of high school bookkeeping and accounting, and/or ACC 1102 Fundamentals of Accounting, or consent of instructor.

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 E-Commerce emphasis. Emphasis on computer hardware and software concepts. PREREQUISITE: Recommended one semester of typing.

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11
Semester 2
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SP2015
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.

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.

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.

Term Total
10
Program Total
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