Course Content and Outcome Guide for BA 228 Effective Winter 2016
- Course Number:
- BA 228
- Course Title:
- Computer Accounting Applications
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionIntroduces double-entry, fully integrated computerized general ledger software. Topics include general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, and inventory. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115, and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Recommended: BA 111 or BA 211 and CAS 133. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion of Computerized Accounting Applications, the student will be able to:
Ã½ Demonstrate an understanding of accounting theory.
Ã½ Apply accounting procedures using microcomputer software.
Ã½ Communicate effectively using standard accounting terminology.
Ã½ Demonstrate an understanding of accounting reports and records.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the concepts described in the required competencies by any combination of the following:
Ã½ Attendance and participation in class activities
Ã½ Portfolio of completed and corrected homework problems
Ã½ Individual or group projects
Ã½ Completion of assessment or certification-style examinations
Ã½ Other assessments such as quizzes, written exams, etc.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Themes, Concepts, Issues:
Ã½ Responsibility and accountability
Ã½ Critical Thinking
Ã½ Effective Written and Oral Communications Competencies and Skills:
Ã½ Demonstrate basic skills in entering accounting information into a computerized accounting system.
Ã½ Demonstrate an understanding of the need for quality of data entry in accounting.
Ã½ Demonstrate an understanding of accounting and business records and reports.
Ã½ Demonstrate knowledge of a basic accounting vocabulary.
Ã½ Demonstrate basic knowledge of computers and computerized accounting software.
Ã½ Demonstrate an ability to write a business memo using correct formatting, grammar, and spelling.