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Intro to Accounting

Basic accounting knowledge and skills are important tools for almost any profession and business. Join us for this 8-week introductory class where we will teach you basic accounting principles and guide you through different facets of accounting. The last part of class will include an introduction to QuickBooks online. This course will help anyone interested in a career in accounting, bookkeeping, finance or owning a business.


Program Overview

Introduction to Accounting provides an examination of the basic steps underlying the accounting cycle and how this process is used in service and merchandising businesses. Students get an introduction to journal entries, t-accounts, Trial Balances, Financial Statements, adjusting entries, closing entries, and financial statement analysis.


  • 10 online interactive learning modules including projects and assessments
  • Introduction to computerized accounting
  • Formal research presentation projects
  • Guest speakers when available

Hybrid/HyFlex: Students can attend the class in person or via zoom. Both teaching modalities are available at the same time.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the accounting equation
  • Evaluate a transaction
  • Identify the steps of the accounting cycle
  • Journalize a transaction
  • Post a transaction
  • Record adjusting entries
  • Calculate depreciation
  • Prepare financial statements
  • Record closing entries
  • Prepare a bank reconciliation

Course lessons

  • The Accounting Industry
  • Accounting Cycle: Service Business
  • Accounting Fundamentals: Journals
  • Accounting Fundamentals: Accounts Receivables
  • Accounting Fundamentals: Accounts Payable
  • Accounting Fundamentals: Inventory
  • Accounting Fundamentals: Payroll
  • Accounting Fundamentals: Cash Controls
  • Accounting Laws & Regulations
  • Accounting Fundamentals: Financial Statement Analysis


Contact the Career Education Coordinator for more information.

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