The students will:
1. Analyze business transactions to determine account classification in
order to record in proper account.
2. Prepare essential financial statements; namely, income statement,
statement of owner's equity, and balance sheet.
3. Memorize and interpret standard accounting terms.
4. Differentiate appropriate journals and ledgers for recording
specific business transactions.
5. Locate and identify types of accounting errors.
6. Correct accounting errors.
7. Compare various depreciation methods.
8. Reconcile bank accounts to the general ledger cash account.
9. Contrast accrual versus cash basis accounting.
10. Create and replenish petty cash fund.
11. Calculate gross wages, determine deductions, and compute net wages.
12. Compute and send in employer's and employees' payroll taxes and
13. Integrate using the computer in all phases of the accounting process.
1. Analyzing Business Transactions: Part I
A. Definition of accounting
B. Career opportunities
C. Types of accounting (general ledger accounts)
3. owner's equity
2. Analyzing Business Transactions: Part II
A. Review of revenue and expense accounts
B. Major financial statements
3. Recording Business Transactions
A. T account form
B. Debit and credit
C. Trial balance
D. Manual and computer
4. General Journal and General Ledger
A. Recording in the general journal
B. Posting to the general ledger
C. Locating and correcting errors
D. Computerized recording and posting
5. Adjustments and the Work Sheet
A. Fiscal period
D. Journalizing adjusting entries
E. Methods of depreciation
6. Closing Entries and the Post Closing Trial Balance
A. Closing entries
B. Post closing trial balance
C. Interim statements
D. Review 1-cycle problem
7. Accounting for the Professional in the Combined Journal
A. Accrual basis
B. Cash receipts and disbursements basis
C. Modified cash basis
D. Combined journal
E. Pegboard accounting
8. Bank Accounts and Cash Funds
A. Using checking accounts
1. writing checks
2. bank statements
B. The petty cash fund
C. The change fund
D. Cash short and over
9. Payroll Accounting
A. Employee earnings and deductions
1. payroll records
2. employer and employee relationships
3. laws affecting employees' pay
4. laws affecting employers' payroll taxes
5. how employees get paid
6. deductions from total earnings
7. payroll register
8. the payroll entry
10. computers at work
a. payroll application
b. payroll practice set
10. Payroll Accounting
A. Employer's taxes, payments, and reports
1. employer's identification number
2. employer's payroll taxes
3. journal entries for recording payroll
4. payments of FICA tax and employees' Federal Income Tax
5. payments of state unemployment insurance
6. payments of federal unemployment insurance
7. deposits of employees' state income tax withholding
8. reports and payments of fed. unemployment insurance
9. workers' compensation insurance
10. adjusting for accrued salaries and wages
11. tax calendar
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
|Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.||Problem Solving
0 - 20%
|Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams, PRACTICE SETS & LAB PROBLEMS||
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
80 - 100%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 10%
|ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION||
COLLEGE ACCOUNTING by Mcquaig, Houghton-Mifflin Publishing Co., 1989,