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ACC 111 Accounting Principles
This course examines accounting principles and theory and serves as a foundation for all other accounting courses. It provides clear and concise review of the accounting cycle using the corporate structure to produce general-purpose financial statements: Income Statement, Statement of Retained Earnings, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows. Various accounting approaches and the effect of these approaches on the financial statement users will also be introduced. Prerequisite: None.
ACC 112 Accounting Systems & Procedures
During this course students learn basic accounting procedures in recording business transactions in journals and their periodic summary in ledgers for the purpose of preparing Financial Statements. Students will gain an appreciation for the complexity of manual and computerized accounting systems that need to provide users of all levels with timely and accurate information. Prerequisite: None.
ACC 114 Intermediate Accounting I
Building on the foundations of Accounting Principles, this course provides a more in–depth study of accounting theory and practice. Beginning with a brief review of the accounting process, the course delves into the conceptual framework for accounting, the accounting standards setting process, and the hierarchy of accounting pronouncements. The course then explores the components of the financial statement package including such issues as the quality of earnings and the measurement and reporting of unusual, infrequent, and non–operating items. Accounting, reporting, and valuation issues surrounding cash, receivables, inventory and long–term assets are also covered including the impairment of tangible and intangible assets. Prerequisite: ACC 111, ACC 112
ACC 122 Computer Accounting Applications & Payroll
Computer Accounting Applications instructs students in journal entries recording, posting of accounting information and preparation of financial statements for service and merchandising businesses. Computer software will be used in class for accounts receivables and sales, accounts payables and purchases, general ledger, inventories, financial reports, charts and graphs. Course also covers practical applications of payroll tax laws and requirements including payroll registers, tax returns, and deposit coupons. Prerequisite: ACC 111, ACC 112
ACC 211 Income Tax Accounting
The course examines various types of taxes and tax payers, conceptual basis of the U.S. Federal Income tax system, a tax planning framework, and tax research methodology. While topics concern both individuals and businesses, the emphasis is on the taxation of business entities. Income, deductions, losses, and property transactions, income inclusions and exclusions, capital gains and losses, business and personal deductions and accounting methods will are studied in detail. Prerequisite: ACC 111, ACC 112
ACC 212 Principles of Managerial Accounting
This course has an emphasis on product costing, direct costing, performance standards and variance analysis, responsibility accounting, segment profitability, alternative choice decisions, and capital budgeting. Topics also include the development, interpretation, and use of relevant cost behavior, control, and traceability concepts for management planning, controlling and decision making. Prerequisite: ACC 111, ACC 112
BUS 111 Introduction to Business
The course focuses on today’s business climate. It presents a thorough survey of the entire field of business and management in the free enterprise system and explores areas of specialization in the business world. Concepts of business and management functions, organizational considerations, and decision-making processes are introduced. Topics also include such areas of business as marketing, management, finance, small business, personnel and labor-management relations, globalization, business ethics, social responsibility, motivation, and many more. Prerequisite: None.
BUS 112 Principles of Marketing
The course emphasizes key concepts and issues underlying the modern practice of marketing. The role of marketing in the organization and in society is examined and analyzed. Course content includes the general nature of marketing in both macro and micro contexts, the marketing concept, buyer behavior, and marketing organization. The marketing process is analyzed through the four main decision areas of products and services, distribution, promotion, and pricing. Case histories and illustrative examples are used throughout the course. Prerequisite: None.
BUS 113 Business Law I
Presents an integrated approach to the legal environment of business with a fresh up to date introduction to the American system of jurisprudence, constitutional law, the dual court system, administrative agencies, consumer protection, environmental law, Uniform Commercial Code, torts and crimes and a thorough understanding of the Law of Contracts. Prerequisite: BUS 111
MTH 192 General Statistics
The course will focus on mathematical reasoning and the solving of real-life problems. Topics include descriptive methods, basic probability theory, probability distributions, statistical inference, correlation and regression, and f-test and analysis of variance. Prerequisite: None