1 Master Course Outline ACCT 176 Computerized Accounting Functions

Master Course Outline
ACCT 176
Computerized Accounting Functions
Course Description:
Introduction to computer applications in an accounting environment. Students will analyze transactions, enter
data into a computerized accounting system, and prepare various financial reports. Included are integrated
general ledgers, accounts receivable and payable, depreciation, inventory, and payroll systems. 2 lecture hours; 2
lab hours. Vocational program course. May be used as a general elective in the AA degree.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: ACCT 113 or ACCT& 201; CIS 102 or instructor permission
Co-requisites: none
Learning Outcomes:
Students will learn to:
 Apply accounting concepts in a computerized accounting environment, such as QuickBooks.
 Develop reports that help in the analysis of business events.
 View financial statements from a user perspective.
 Investigate the underlying source documents that generate most financial accounting information, such a
purchase orders or sales invoices.
 Explore managerial aspects of accounting by performing financial analysis and comparisons.
Course Resources/Textbooks/Website: Current text information is available at GHC Bookstore
Academic Integrity: All forms of cheating, falsification, and plagiarism are against the rules of this course and of
Grays Harbor College. Students who are unsure what constitutes academic dishonesty are responsible for asking
the instructor for clarification. Instances of intentional academic dishonesty will be dealt with severely.
Disabilities: Students who have documented disabilities that require accommodations in compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Disability Support Services coordinator as well as the instructor
of the course in order to ensure that together we create an optimal environment for educational achievement.
W Day, the final day to officially withdraw from a course, is the Thursday of the seventh week (Thursday of the
fourth week for summer). Students who do not withdraw by that date will receive the grades they have earned,
regardless of whether they are attending the course or completing the work. Students who are considering
withdrawal are strongly advised to consult with the instructor, advisor and financial aid prior to withdrawing. The
only withdrawals allowed after W Day are complete withdrawals from all courses.