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ACC 232 COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING

ACC 232Computerized Accounting

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  ACC 232 Computerized Accounting

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  4.0          Lecture:  4.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in ACC 101

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course covers small business accounting using Peachtree software and QuickBooks software. Topics include creating a chart of accounts, recording customer and vendor transactions, processing payroll, and printing reports. In addition, setting up a new company is covered as well as advanced topics such as exporting Excel software and using QuickBooks audit trail.  Emphasis is placed on how such systems safequard the assets of the firm to insure the integrity of the reporting system.  Special journal entries and subsidiary ledgers are covered.  Significant out-of-class independent computer laboratory time is required of all students.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. apply basic accounting principles and skills to analyze and create related accounting documents; and
  2.  use Peachtree software and/or QuickBooks software as appropriate to accomplish intermediate-level computerized accounting activities.