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Accounting (ACT)

ACT 1002 - Basic Accounting

This course will introduce the basic accounting procedures needed to maintain daily records for a small business and the use of such records in the decision-making process. Emphasis is on analyzing and recording financial transactions, classifying and summarizing data, and preparing financial statements. Basic payroll functions will also be introduced. This course does not transfer to a four-year college. Fall, Spring.
Units: 2
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

ACT 1013 - Payroll Accounting

This course presents the fundamental knowledge of payroll procedures, record keeping, laws, and ethical business processes. Spring.
Units: 3
Offered: Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

ACT 1103 - Principles Of Accounting I

Designed to give the student fundamental knowledge of generally accepted concepts and principles employed in keeping accounting records and to give the students who wish to pursue the study of accounting as a profession the necessary fundamentals to do so. For those students who do not intend to continue their education at a senior institution, it will furnish background in business practices that will make the student a more knowledgeable consumer and investor. Prerequisite: Basic Accounting or ACT Math score of 18 or higher (or comparable COMPASS score), and Business English or English Composition I with a grade of C or better or an ACT Reading score of 17 (or comparable COMPASS Reading score). Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ACCT 2003
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

ACT 1113 - Principles Of Accounting II

Designed to further the student’s fundamental knowledge of generally accepted concepts and principles of accounting. Completes the basics, working with partnership and corporations. Emphasizes significance of financial statements, their importance, and analysis. Prerequisite: ACT 1103 Principles of Accounting I with a grade of “C” or better. Fall, Spring. ACTS Equivalent Course Number = ACCT 2013
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

ACT 1203 - Computerized Accounting

Computerized Accounting is designed to give the student hands-on experience in operating an accounting software package. Students will learn to use the Accounting systems commonly found in computerized accounting environments including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Inventory, Fixed Assets, and Payroll. Prerequisites: OFAD 1001 Keyboarding I or a formal keyboarding course; ACT 1103 Principles of Accounting I, ACT 1002 Basic Accounting or Instructor Permission. Fall, Spring. Lab Fee.
Units: 3
Offered: Fall & Spring Semesters
Area: Business Administration

ACT 1303 - Not-For-Profit Accounting

This course has special features of budgetary and fund accounting that are applied to municipalities, other government units, and institutions such as schools and hospitals. Pre-requisite: Principles of Accounting I with a grade of “C” or better.
Units: 3
Offered:
Area: Business Administration

ACT 2003 - Cost Accounting

Covers accounting procedures for a manufacturing enterprise. Topics include entries for materials, labor, and overhead placed in production; job order and process cost systems; standard costs and variances analysis; and budgeting and control. Not intended for business administration transfer program. Prerequisite: ACT 1113-Principles of Accounting II with a grade of "C" or better. Available upon sufficient student demand.
Units: 3
Offered: Upon Sufficient Student Demand
Area: Business Administration

ACT 2393 - Accounting Technology Internship

The Accounting Technology Internship is an opportunity to enhance and reinforce classroom instruction with on-the-job work experience. Appropriate training stations will be developed, and supervision will be provided by instructors and site personnel. Students are required to complete 135 clock hours of supervised experience during the term. Prerequisites: All classes for the Accounting Technical Certificate must be completed before a student is eligible to enroll in the Accounting Technology Internship. Students must maintain a "C" average in all classes required for the certificate.
Units: 3
Offered:
Area: Business Administration