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ACCT 110 - Practical Financial Accounting 1

Credits: 5
Elementary course covering the complete accounting cycle for service and merchandising businesses, as well as the basic functions of analyzing, classifying, recording, and summarizing accounting data. Topics may include journals, ledgers, worksheets, adjusting entries and financial statement preparation, receivables, payables and banking procedures. Includes a computerized general ledger application.

Prerequisite: Eligible for READ 104  or instructor’s permission.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Analyze, record and post business transactions, adjusting entries and closing entries, using a general journal, special journals, a general ledger and subsidiary ledgers.
  2. Prepare trial balances, worksheets, bank reconciliations and financial schedules and statements.
  3. Demonstrate the effective use of accounting software.

Program Outcomes
  1. Translate data into various formats such as symbolic language, equations, graphs, and formulas.
  2. Implement calculator/computer technology to solve problems.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.

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