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ACCT 110: Introduction To Accounting
(4) F, S - CSU
Skills Advisories: MATH 4 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Basic theory of accounts. Principles of sole proprietorship, including concepts of how to keep manual or computerized financial records for small businesses.

ACCT 130: Payroll Accounting
(4) S - CSU
Prerequisites: ACCT 110 or ACCT 230
Skills Advisories: MATH 4 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Study and application of payroll accounting concepts, procedures, and related internal controls. Specialized areas: Federal and state payroll taxes, withholdings, preparation and filing of governmental forms, record keeping systems and procedures.

ACCT 150: Introduction To Accounting Software And Systems
(4) F - CSU
Prerequisites: ACCT 110 or ACCT 230
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

[image1] Review of computer application software programs used in financial and managerial accounting. Topics include implementing and using computerized accounting programs, spreadsheet software, and managerial systems relating to corporate culture and business ethics.

ACCT 160: Accounting With Quickbooks
(3) F, S -CSU
Prerequisites: ACCT 110 or ACCT 230
Skills Advisories: MATH 100

Review and application of accounting principles using QuickBooks computer software. Topics include setting up business books and working with inventory, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, financial statements and reports.

ACCT 170: Accounting With Ms Great Plains Dynamics
(2.5) F, S - CSU
Prerequisites: ACCT 110 or ACCT 230
Skills Advisories: MATH 1 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB
Co-requisites: COMP 170

Introduction to Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics, a computerized accounting application which is widely used by small, medium and large-sized businesses as well as many accounting firms. Topics include computerized general ledger and payroll accounting, accounting applications for accounts receivable and accounts payable, fixed assets accounting, income tax preparation, inventory procedures, financial statements, and computerized accounting simulation.

ACCT 215: Fundamentals Of Income Tax
(3) F- CSU
Skills Advisories: Math 4 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

[image2] Study and application of federal income tax law as it relates to individuals and small business (proprietorships). Partnerships, corporation and fiduciary tax principles. Differences between federal and state laws noted.

ACCT 230: Financial Accounting
(5) F, S - CSU, UC
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB and proficiency in MATH 4
Course Advisories: ACCT 110

Application of financial accounting principles and procedures for corporations. Preparation, use and analysis of financial statements. Includes internal controls of an accounting system, accounting for cash, receivables, inventories, property and equipment, intangibles, investments, current and long-term liabilities, contributed capital and retained earnings. (CAN BUS 2 or CAN BUS SEQ A [with ACCT 240])

ACCT 240: Managerial Accounting
(4) F, S - CSU, UC
Prerequisites: ACCT 230
Skills Advisories: Math 4 and eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

Study and application of managerial accounting concepts, and procedures. Includes job-order and process costing systems design, cost behavior analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, standard costing, activity-based costing, flexible budgets, cost variance analysis, responsibility accounting, relevant costs for decision-making, capital budgeting decisions, and service department cost allocation to operating departments. (CAN BUS 4 or CAN BUS SEQ A [with ACCT 230])

ACCT 280: Accounting Ethics and Leadership
(3) CSU
Prerequisites: ACCT 230
Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H or ENG 110GB

[image3] Regulatory review of accounting civil law, regulations, and standards specific to the practice of accounting in the state of California. Leadership skills needed to be leaders in the accounting community and develop a commitment to ethics, excellence, and best practices.

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