Academics Course Descriptions

COURSE NO
ACA 090
TITLE Study Skills
CLASS
3
LAB
0
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course is intended for those who placed into credit-level course work but who are not maintaining satisfactory academic progress toward meeting program goals. Topics include study skills, note taking, learning styles and strategies, test taking, goal setting, and self-assessment skills. Upon completion, students should be able to manage their learning experiences to successfully meet educational goals.

COURSE NO
ACA 111
CLASS
1
LAB
0
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
1
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course introduces the college’s physical, academic, and social environment and promotes the personal development essential for success. Topics include campus facilities and resources; policies, procedures, and programs; study skills; and life management issues such as health, self-esteem, motivation, goal-setting, diversity, and communication. Upon completion, students should be able to function effectively within the college environment to meet their educational objectives. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ACA 115
CLASS
0
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
1
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course provides an orientation to the campus resources and academic skills necessary to achieve educational objectives. Emphasis is placed on an exploration of facilities and services, study skills, library skills, self-assessment, wellness, goal-setting, and critical thinking. Upon completion, students should be able to manage their learning experiences to successfully meet educational goals.

COURSE NO
ACA 122
CLASS
1
LAB
0
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
1
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course provides information and strategies necessary to develop clear academic and professional goals beyond the community college experience. Topics include the CAA, college culture, career exploration, gathering information on senior institutions, strategic planning, critical thinking, and communications skills for a successful academic transition. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an academic plan to transition successfully to senior institutions. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

COURSE NO
ACC 120
CLASS
3
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
4
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
Local, ENG 090, RED 090, MAT 060

This course introduces business decision-making accounting information systems. Emphasis is placed on analyzing, summarizing, reporting and interpreting financial information. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare financial statements, understand the role of financial information in decision-making and address ethical considerations. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ACC 121
CLASS
3
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
4
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
ACC 120

This course includes a greater emphasis on managerial and cost accounting skills. Emphasis is placed on managerial accounting concepts for external and internal analysis, reporting and decision-making. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and interpret transactions relating to managerial concepts, including product-costing systems. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement pre-major and/or elective course requirement. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ACC 129
CLASS
2
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
None

This course introduces the relevant laws governing individual income taxation. Emphasis is placed on filing status, exemptions for dependents, gross income, adjustments, deductions, and computation of tax. Upon completion, students should be able to complete various tax forms pertaining to the topics covered in the course. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ACC 130
CLASS
2
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
3
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
Local, ACC 129

This course introduces the relevant laws governing business and fiduciary income taxes. Topics include tax depreciation, accounting periods and methods, corporations, partnerships, S corporations, estates and trusts, and gifts. Upon completion, students should be able to complete various tax forms pertaining to the topics covered in the course. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ACC 140
CLASS
1
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
2
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
State, ACC 120

This course covers federal and state laws pertaining to wages, payroll taxes, payroll tax forms, and journal and general ledger transactions. Emphasis is placed on computing wages; calculating social security, income, and unemployment taxes; preparing appropriate payroll tax forms; and journalizing/posting transactions. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze data, make appropriate computations, complete forms, and prepare accounting entries. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

COURSE NO
ACC 150
CLASS
1
LAB
2
WORK EXP/ CLINICAL
0
CREDIT
2
Corequisites:
None
Prerequisite:
State, ACC 120

This course introduces microcomputer applications related to the major accounting systems. Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, and correcting, adjusting, and closing entries. Upon completion, students should be able to use a computer accounting package to solve accounting problems. This course is also available through the Virtual Learning Community (VLC).

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