The Accounting Services Course provides theoretical and practical instruction that prepares students to obtain an entry-level accounting services position. Students begin by learning the importance of accounting terms and concepts. They continue with step-by-step instruction through the entire accounting cycle. The course also provides instruction in specialized procedures used in accounts receivable and payable, merchandising accounts and tax preparation. Students learn payroll recordkeeping, as well as payroll processing procedures. Additionally, students study computerized accounting and the accounting elements of sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations and non-profit organizations. The course culminates with practical instruction on obtaining an accounting services job and how to establish and operate a home-based accounting service.In addition to the comprehensive description, an individual program sheet is available to every Case Manager and student which explains the program comprehensively including objectives to be accomplished. A comprehensive Progress Report is also made available to Case Managers which includes all quizzes, exams and tests and progress being made. Students can monitor their academic progress in the Learning Management System portal and to ensure they are progressing on time as is projected. Instructors, Subject Matter Experts, and Career Coaches and Mentors are available to students ongoing and as needed to address any questions and or academic challenges.
52.0301 Accounting A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.