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Accounting

ACCOUNTING 11 AC 11
Students need financial, economic, and consumer skills to survive in our complex society. This course is designed as an introduction to accounting concepts for those seeking entry-level employment skills or wanting to know how to keep proper financial records in private life. Students gain insights into financial problems and solutions which have far-reaching benefits for business and professional careers.

*Accounting 11 qualifies as a math requirement for graduation.

APPLIED ACCOUNTING 12 AA 12
This course enables the introductory accounting student to use industry-standard computer software packages and systems to analyze and solve accounting problems, to present professional-standard accounting reports, and to develop ethical standards in keeping with positions of responsibility and trust. The student will learn entry-level job skills in accounting. The student will also learn new concepts by completing a workbook based on current accounting principles. The two accounting programs studied are AccPac Simply Accounting and AccPac Plus 6.1.

Prerequisite: Accounting 11

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 12 FA 12
This course introduces students to more complex accounting concepts. Topics include manufacturing (cost) accounting, natural resources, receivables, intangible assets, income taxes and interpretation of financial statements. Financial accounting is intended for students who plan a career in accounting, those entering business administration who need a thorough understanding of accounting as an important element of the total business information system, and those students from a variety of other disciplines who will find the ability to use and interpret accounting information a valuable accomplishment.

Prerequisite: Accounting 11