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Accounting Core Classes
This course focuses on developing essential competencies necessary for business professionals, some of which include critical thinking, decision making, and the use of computer applications for problem solving. Topics include case study analysis, project development, and application software.
This course will explore the theories and practices of written and oral communication in business and professional settings. Students will examine internal and external communication and the use of technology to facilitate the communication process.
Students will study business financial management. Emphasis is on financial statement analysis, time value of money, management of cash flow, risk and return, and sources of financing.
Business Analytics & Decision Making
Students learn how to analyze, synthesize, and make decisions using internal and external data and indicators to optimize operational decision making.
Students learn the ethical and legal environment of business, the impact of legislation and regulations on business activity and the role of law and ethics in the decision-making process.
This course offers students a formal and practical work experience opportunity intended to extend their professional skills beyond the classroom while also providing an opportunity to apply and analyze classroom knowledge and skills appropriate for the workplace. Entrepreneurship students have the opportunity to implement or take to market an entrepreneurial venture, participate in an entrepreneurial start up, or participate in an entrepreneurship competition.
Students learn and apply macro and micro-economic principles. Topics include theories related to consumer and market behavior, determination of price, profit, output and GDP, supply and demand, fiscal policy, and distribution of income.
Principles of Management
This course is a study of the functions, roles, and levels of the manager. Students will study classical and contemporary management theories and principles. Other topics include planning (strategy and goal setting, environment), leading (leadership, motivation, diversity, managing conflict), and controlling (decision making, change management).
Principles of Financial Accounting
Students learn the fundamental concepts, standards, and generally accepted principles of financial accounting from transactions through financial statements. Journal entries, special journals, and subsidiary ledgers are also examined.
Principles of Managerial Accounting
This course is an introduction to managerial accounting, an accounting process where accounting information is used for managerial decisions. In addition, this course will use a spreadsheet for managerial problem-solving and scenario analysis.
Intermediate Accounting I
This course is an in-depth study of the conceptual framework of accounting as it relates to recording, reporting, and disclosing financial information on the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Cash Flow Statement
Intermediate Accounting II
This course is an analysis of the accounting theory and principles for recording and reporting all classes of liabilities and equity components, as well as special topics including income taxes, employee benefits, cash flow, and accounting changes.
Principles of Federal Taxation I
This course focuses on studying federal taxation concerning individuals and related tax entities, including tax planning, compliance, and reporting. Accounting software programs will be used.
This course is a study of (1) cost accounting: job order, process, and activity-based cost accounting systems, and (2) managerial accounting as a decision support information system, helping managers make decisions regarding pricing, product mix, and resource allocation.
Accounting Information Systems
This course focuses on business productivity software applications and professional behavior in computing from the perspective of the accounting profession.
Principles of Federal Taxation II
This course focuses on studying federal taxation concerning partnerships, corporations, and other tax entities, including tax planning, compliance, and reporting. Accounting software programs will be used.
An advanced study of (1) Cost Accounting, job order costing, process order costing, and activity-based cost accounting systems, and (2) managerial accounting as a decision support information system, helping managers make decisions regarding pricing, product mix, and resource allocation including joint cost allocation.
This course examines the theory and practice of auditing and the standards used in the development of auditing techniques. The course examines audit practices for public and nonpublic organizations