Standard

 

R State Standard

Institutionally Developed

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ACC 1101 Principles of Accounting I

 

Course Description:

 

Introduces the basic concepts of the complete accounting cycle and provides the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a sole proprietorship. Topics include: accounting vocabulary and concepts, the accounting cycle and accounting for a personal service business, the accounting cycle and accounting for a merchandising enterprise, and cash control. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

 

Competency Areas:

Hours:

 

 

 

Accounting Vocabulary and Concepts

Class

4

The Accounting Cycle and Accounting for a Personal Service Business

D. Lab

4

The Accounting Cycle and Accounting for a Merchandising Enterprise

P. Lab/O.B.I.

0

Cash Control

Credit

6

 

 

 

Prerequisite/Corequisite: Program admission

 

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D. Lab

P. Lab/

O.B.I.

ACCOUNTING VOCABULARY AND CONCEPTS

2

2

0

The accounting process

Describe the accounting process. 

 

 

 

 

Define related terms.

 

 

 

Accounting elements

Define the accounting elements.

 

 

 

THE ACCOUNTING CYCLE AND ACCOUNTING FOR A PERSONAL SERVICE BUSINESS

14

14

0

The accounting equation

Classify business transactions.

 

 

 

 

Relate the effect of business transactions to the accounting equation.

 

 

 

Record business transactions

Record business transactions in the journal.

 

 

 

 

Post journal entries to the ledger accounts.

 

 

 

 

Prove the accuracy of the ledger.

 

 

 

Financial statements

Prepare a worksheet.

 

 

 

 

Prepare financial statements.

 

 

 

End of period procedures

Prepare adjusting entries.

 

 

 

 

Prepare closing entries.

 

 

 

 

Prepare reversing entries.

 

 

 

THE ACCOUNTING CYCLE AND ACCOUNTING FOR A MERCHANDISING ENTERPRISE

14

14

0

Accounting for sales and purchases

Calculate cash discounts.

 

 

 

Special journals

Record business transactions in special journals.

 

 

 

Subsidiary ledgers

Record business transactions in subsidiary ledgers.

 

 

 

 

Prepare schedules of accounting receivables and payables.

 

 

 

The periodic summary

Determine the need for adjusting entries.

 

 

 

 

Calculate adjustments.

 

 

 

 

Record adjusting entries.

 

 

 

 

Prepare a worksheet.

 

 

 

Financial statements

Prepare financial statements.

 

 

 

 

Analyze financial statements.

 

 

 

Year end procedures

Record closing entries.

 

 

 

 

Record reversing entries.

 

 

 

CASH CONTROL

10

10

0

Accounting for cash

Define cash.

 

 

 

 

Explain a cash transaction's effect on the cash account.

 

 

 

 

Record business transactions involving cash in cash related journals.

 

 

 

 

Prove the accuracy of the cash account.

 

 

 

 

Establish and maintain a petty cash fund.

 

 

 

 

Manage a checking account.

 

 

 

 

Prepare a bank reconciliation.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Media
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Note: Please adhere to the APA Formatting and Style Guidelines.
Examples:
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.

Duncan, G.J., & Brooks-Gunn, J. (Eds.). (1997). Consequences of growing up poor. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Print

College Accounting. Robert L. Dansby, Burton S. Kaliski, and Michael D. Lawrence. Fourth Edition. St. Paul: EMC Paradigm Publishing Co., 2000.

Print

Workbook: Working Papers, Chapters 1-29. College Accounting. Robert L. Dansby, Burton S Kaliski, and Michael D. Lawrence. . Fourth Edition. St. Paul: EMC Paradigm Publishing Co., 2000.

Print

Principles of Accounting. Needles, Powers, Crosson (2002). New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Print

College Accounting. Heintz and Parry, 17 ed., Southwestern, 2002.

Print

Accounting. Carl S. Warren, James R. Reeve, and Philip E. Fess; (2002) South-Western/Thomson Learning; 20th ed.; Cincinnati, OH.

Print

Accounting, Working Papers Plus, Carl S. Warren, James R. Reeve, and Philip E. Fess; (2002) South-Western/Thomson Learning; 20th ed.; Cincinnati, OH.

Print

Ten-Key Skill Builder for Calculators. William R. Pasewark; (2000) South-Western/Thomson Learning; 2nd ed.; Cincinnati, OH.

Practice Sets

Coddled Canine Practice Set, South-Western

Practice Sets

Cascade Computers Practice Set

Posted: 09/03/08

Updated: 11/13/08