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.

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DAYS & Dates

Mon-Thu
8/23 – 10/14

Times

12:30pm – 3:00pm

Location

SMART Center Mercury Room

Instructor

Demetrius Booker

Cost
No cost

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.

COURSE INCLUDES:

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

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

Questions?

Contact Career Education Coordinator Stephanie Kriebel for more information.

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