Accounting Basics I
This is an introductory accounting course designed for college-bound business majors with a focus in double entry accounting procedures. Students will learn to keep financial records for a service or retail business through hands-on applications as well as computer technology, using Microsoft Excel. Accounting principles covered include the bookkeeping cycle, debit/credit theory, financial statements, use of various journal and ledgers, worksheets, accounts receivable and payable, and payroll systems.
- Read, interpret, and analyze financial information/terms.
- Apply generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
- Complete steps in the accounting cycle in order to prepare financial statements
- Develop proficiency in the use of the computer to maintain accounting records using Microsoft Excel.
- Identify career opportunities within accounting
General Journal, Century 21 Accounting, 8th Edition, Gilbertson, Lehman and Ross. Thomson South-Western Educational Publishing Company.
Computer w/Microsoft Excel
Credit Info: This course provides (1) elective credit. Required for the Standard or Advance Studies Diploma.
Course Time: Mondays, 12:45 – 2:15
Course Fee: $65 monthly, September - May or $550 if paid prior to start of class