Accounting Online - Certificate

Related Programs:

The Accounting certificate is awarded after successful completion of first semester courses.
The Accounting Assistant diploma is awarded after successful completion of the first and second semesters courses.
The Accounting AAS degree is awarded after successful completion of the complete two-year program.

information about the online version of the programs can be found at the links below:
The Accounting online certificate
The Accounting Assistant online diploma
The Accounting online AAS degree

West Burlington campus and/or online (Keokuk campus offers select courses)

Curriculum Sequence

Fall Semester I Course Title Credit
ACC-111 INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING 3
ACC-161 PAYROLL ACCOUNTING 3
ACC-311 COMPUTER ACCOUNTING 3
CSC-110 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS 3
BUS-102 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
TOTAL 15

ACC-111 - INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

An introduction to financial accounting theory and practice, with an emphasis on the accounting cycle and computer application thereof.  This course is designed for non-business majors.

ACC-161 - PAYROLL ACCOUNTING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Payroll accounting emphasizes the methods of computing wages and salaries, the methods of keeping records, and the preparation of government reports. Extensive coverage of federal and state laws impacting payroll accounting is provided. During the course of the semester, students will explore numerous manual and computerized payroll systems.

ACC-311 - COMPUTER ACCOUNTING

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

Studies payroll records and payroll taxes imposed by state and federal agencies. The course will focus on computerized accounting records, including general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, depreciation and payroll systems.

CSC-110 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

This course provides an introduction to computer concepts. The student will use the Windows operating system, presentation software, electronic spreadsheet software, database management software and word processing software. Microcomputer hardware and software as well as the processing concepts associated with each will be discussed. The course will also include information on file management, the Internet, virus protection, and e-mail basics as applicable to the academic world as well as the business environment. Lab time outside class is required to complete projects.

BUS-102 - INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS

Lecture: 3

Credit: 3

An overview of contemporary business principles touching on all the major functional areas of business and trends that are shaping today's business environment. Understanding the fundamental pillars of the business environment -- globalization, technology, and ethics -- is a crucial component in this course.

Kevin Rosenberg - Professor, (319) 208-5000 ext. 5199

Email: krosenberg@scciowa.edu
BBA, University of Iowa
MA, University of Iowa

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