Accounting (ACCT)

ACCT 011 C Payroll Accounting 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 101 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 36 lecture. This course is a thorough study of payroll computation techniques and payroll taxes. The course is of a non-technical nature and is intended to give students a practical working knowledge of current payroll tax laws. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

ACCT 101 C Financial Accounting 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): MATH 038 C or MATH 040 C or MATH 041 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 90 lecture. This beginning accounting course meets transfer requirements to four-year colleges and universities and provides a foundation for vocational accounting or other areas of business administration. This course describes and illustrates financial accounting theory and principles, including classification of accounts, recording of financial transactions, presentation and analysis of financial statements, and fundamentals of the accounting cycle as applied to service and merchandising enterprises. Credit by Examination. (UC/CSU/C-ID: ACCT 110)

ACCT 102 C Managerial Accounting 5 Units

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 101 C with a grade of C or better

Advisory: CIS 111 C and CIS 103 C

Term hours: 90 lecture. This course is the study of how managers use accounting information in decision-making, planning, directing operations and controlling. Focuses on cost terms and concepts, cost behavior, cost structure and cost-volume-profit analysis. Includes issues relating to cost systems, cost control, profit planning, and performance analysis in manufacturing and service environments. (UC/CSU/C-ID: ACCT 120))

ACCT 190 C  Accounting Systems Design and Applications 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 101 C with a grade of C or better.

Advisory: Knowledge of spreadsheet software recommended

Term hours: 54 lecture and 18 laboratory. The course offers the student a hands-on approach to computerized accounting. Students will explore different manual and computerized accounting systems such as General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Inventory. $3.00 Material Fee-Payable at Registration. (CSU)

ACCT 201 C Intermediate Accounting 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 101 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course provides an in-depth analysis of accounting theory and practice. Emphasis is placed on the changing nature of principles and practices, the application of present-value concepts, the complexity of transactions that arise in a multifaceted economic environment, and the use of accounting information in decision making. (CSU)

ACCT 202 C Cost Accounting 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 102 C with a grade of "C" or better

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course covers the nature, objectives, and procedures of cost accounting and managerial control of operations. It includes job, process, and standard costing; accounting for manufacturing overhead, direct materials and direct labor; budgeting; and cost records and reports. (CSU)

ACCT 204 C  Accounting - Government and Nonprofit Entities 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 101 C with a grade of C or better.

Term hours: 54 lecture. This course introduces financial accounting concepts as they apply to governmental and not-for-profit entities, such as federal, state and local governments, school districts, universities, hospitals, religious, and social service organizations. The focus is on the principles and procedures of accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, and auditing requirements. (CSU)

ACCT 295 C Accounting Internship 1-3 Units

Advisory: ACCT 101 C.

Term hours: 18-54 lecture. This is a variable unit course designed to give students credit who are already interns at the introductory accounting internship level while concurrently enrolled in related course(s). This course is designed to provide quality students with various forms of practical job experience as part of their formal education. For each unit of credit, a minimum of 30 worksite internship hours is required. The internship allows students to apply knowledge gained in college courses to an actual work setting, sample career choices and improve job-readiness skills. Supplemental reading and course assignments required. May be taken for credit 4 times. Open Entry/Open Exit. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option. (CSU)