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ACC 120 - Computer Applications in Accounting

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: CIT 100  and ACC 104  

This course is designed for students to utllize computer spreadsheets and industry specific software as tools for the accountant. Emphasis is on linking accounting theory and practice.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Originate cloud storage of accounting ledgers.
  2. Design a brand new entity’s accounting system including asset acquisition, depreciation, payroll, banking, invoices and purchasing. 
  3. Construct digital journal entries into appropriate specialized journals.
  4. Generate adjusting and closing entries.
  5. Produce inventory, depreciation and payroll records.
  6. Generate financial statements including statements of cash flow.
  7. Analyze general ledgers to identify discrepancies or errors in financial statements.
Listed Topics
  1. Cloud technology accounting systems
  2. Accounting cycle–service Industry
  3. Accounting cycle–merchandising Industry
  4. Inventory
  5. Depreciation
  6. Payroll
  7. Equity and financing transactions 
  8. Financial statement analysis 
Reference Materials
Current textbook and software.
Supplementary materials such as working papers, study guides, videos, handouts, library resources.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Quantitative & Scientific Reasoning
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 2/13/2021
Last Reviewed: 2/13/2021

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