ACCT160 Accounting Applications

In this course students will learn both payroll accounting and QuickBooks. In a hands-on environment, students learn the design and function of a computerized accounting information system, with the emphasis on providing information for external users and for management decision making. The course includes the principles of accounting information systems, the relationship of computerized accounting systems to manual systems, transaction processing, and report generating using an accounting software package, and the application of management decision-making tools using appropriate software. The payroll accounting portion of the course will include personnel and payroll records, Fair Labor Standards Act, phases of the Social Security Act, and Federal Income Tax Withholding laws.   Also available through Online Learning.


3 credits



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