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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: Certificate: Accounting - Payroll - 24074
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Bookkeeping - Accounting BUSA 72 (VOC)
  • I am able to explain the concept of double-entry accounting within the categories of asset, liability, owner's equity, revenue and expense account
  • I am able to analyze business transactions, and journalize and post transactions to ledger accounts
  • I am able to utilize procedures of cash control in such areas as petty cash funds, change funds, cash short and over and bank reconciliation
Excel for Accounting BUSA 76 (VOC)
  • I am able to solve managerial accounting problems with Excel software
  • I am able to create a chart using Excel software
  • I am able to explain how Excel software should be used and applied by a company in its day to day business operations
Payroll and Tax Accounting BUSA 70 (VOC)
  • I am able to identify payroll records required by the employer in preparation for filing tax forms for Social Security, federal and state income tax, state disability benefits, and federal and state unemployment
  • I am able to calculate wages and withholding amounts in payroll problems
  • I am able to assemble payroll record keeping requirements for employers under current state and federal laws
Principles of Accounting - Financial BUSA 7 (VOC)
  • I am able to describe the basic accounting system and how it is used to serve business needs
  • I am able to analyze and record transactions, using a journal and a ledger, of varying degrees of difficulty including adjusting, and closing entries
  • I am able to utilize accounting information including financial statements to perform financial statement analysis
QuickBooks for Accounting BUSA 75 (VOC)
  • I am able to use computerized accounting software to process accounting transactions
  • I am able to process collections from customers and update accounts receivable
  • I am able to prepare financial statements