ACG2002

Accounting on the Microcomputer

Course Code:
ACG 2002

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
000

 

Course Description:
This course is intended for students desiring a working knowledge of computerized accounting using microcomputer software, such as QuickBooks. The five major systems commonly found in computerized accounting environments are covered – general ledger, depreciation, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll.

 

Course Details

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Using QuickBooks Online for Accounting 2023, Owen, 6th ed., Cengage Publishing. ISBN: 9780357722251.

Cengage Unlimited:

  • 1-semester subscription: ISBN 9780357700006
  • 1-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700013
  • 2-year subscription: ISBN 9780357700020

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Associates degree in Business Administration Learning Outcomes:  

B-1 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles, practices and supervisory responsibilities of management, and ethical and legal issues in a business environment.  

B-2 Apply general business workplace competencies, including employability skills and office computer skills.  

B-3 Understand business concepts, such as accounting, HR, marketing and organization.  

B-4 Communicate effectively in oral and written form, exhibit college level computation and problem-solving skills, and interact appropriately with people of other cultures or backgrounds.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssesments method for learning outcomes
Develop the skills necessary to do general ledger computer accounting for service and merchandising companies. 

B-3, B-4

Homework, tests, quizzes
Construct accounting activities using accounts receivable, accounts payable, invoicing, payroll, inventory and job cost systems.  

B-3, B-4

Homework, tests, quizzes
Formulate financial statements and completer financial statement analysis. 

B-3, B-4

Homework, tests, quizzes
Determine the computer accounting cycle using accounting software.

B-3, B-4

Homework, tests, quizzes
Critique computer accounting projects that require designing service and merchandising companies. The student should be able to define terms contained in the textbook and mentioned in class.  

B-3, B-4

Homework, tests, quizzes

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

MEANS OF ACCOMPLISHING STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

 

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