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ABCT 182 – Automated Accounting

Students will post simple transactions to, and produce reports for, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll, and inventory modules, using an integrated accounting software package.


Credits:  5


Hours: 75 (Lecture Hours 35; Laboratory Hours 40)


Keyboarding and Bookkeeping Skills


Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
- Setting up new accounting records/integration accounts
- Adding, modifying, and deleting in various modules
- Analyzing bookkeeping transactions
- Entering/posting accounting transactions
- Backing-up accounting records
- Printing various reports/financial statements
- Preparing bank reconciliation statement


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Set up and operate an automated accounting package for a business using a general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and inventory
- Assess and analyze personal learning needs, set learning objectives and goals, and formulate plans for implementation
- Manage time effectively by setting objectives, organizing, planning, prioritizing, and scheduling activities, routines, and projects
- Achieve business standards for efficiency and quality of work
- Apply ethical standards with respect to privacy, confidentiality, and personal behavior
- Evaluate situations, make informed decisions, and initiate appropriate action
- Apply active listening skills in interpersonal communication and customer relations
- Accurately summarize and record verbal information and carry out instructions
- Keyboard proficiently and accurately
- Transfer skills and knowledge of software, technology, and business procedures from one situation to another
- Analyze and record a variety of business financial transactions such as petty cash, bank deposits, accounts receivable, and accounts payable

- Apply computational skills to business-related tasks and assess the logic of the results


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade:  70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.

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