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ACC 120 - Computer Applications in Acctg

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: CIT 100  and ACC 104  

A course which teaches the use of the computer as a tool for the accountant. Students learn practical and creative uses of an integrated general ledger package and spreadsheets as they are used by accountants. Emphasis is on linking accounting theory and practice.

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

  1. Generate computerized journal entries.
  2. Generate computerized general ledgers.
  3. Use the computer to generate inventory, depreciation and payroll records.
  4. Explore, use and critique computerized accounting systems.
  5. Prepare computerized financial statements
Listed Topics
  1. Use of computers in accounting
  2. Accounting cycle–Service Business
  3. Accounting cycle–Merchandising Business
  4. Computerized General Ledger procedures
  5. Inventory
  6. Maintain depreciation schedules
  7. Payroll
  8. Invoices

Optional Topics

  1. Spreadsheets
  2. Survey of accounting software packages
  3. Tax software
  4. Financial statement analysis
  5. Accounting cycle-Manufacturing Operation
Reference Materials
Current textbook and software.
Supplementary materials such as working papers, study guides, videos, handouts, library resources.
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 02/24/2005

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