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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ACCT 221 - Payroll Accounting

Credits: 5
In-depth coverage of payroll calculations, payroll taxes, maintaining proper payroll records and preparing necessary deposits and filings. Includes an Excel-based payroll project. Previously ACCT 121.

Enrollment Requirement: ACCT 111  or ACCT& 201  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

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

  1. Compute employee payroll and employer payroll taxes.
  2. Prepare payroll records and reports.
  3. Analyze and journalize payroll transactions in an accounting system.

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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