ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I • 5 Cr.

Description

Presents the nature and social setting of accounting, uses of accounting information, and basic concepts and procedures. The first accounting course required of business administration students planning to transfer to a four year college or university. Prerequisites: ENGL& 101 with a C or better. Math 138 or higher with C or better.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify the purpose and uses of financial accounting
  • Apply basic accounting principles and assumptions to business transactions
  • Employ double-entry bookkeeping to record and report on basic business operational transactions in an accounting system
  • Describe the impact of basic operating transactions on a business’s financial position
  • Critically analyze a business’s financial position and operational results
  • Discuss the origins of fraud and means by which a business may protect itself from it
  • Demonstrate business communications skills through a variety of assessments such as team assignments, oral presentations, and written documents

Offered