ACCOUNTING I COURSE SYLLABUS

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ACCOUNTING I SYLLABUS
1 Semester
½ Credit (Tech. Prep. Option – 3 college credits)
COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will take students through the basic steps in the accounting cycle. Students
will learn to analyze transactions using the accounting equation and the procedures for
banking, petty cash, and payroll. Students will also complete an accounting simulation
incorporating the accounting cycle in the daily operation of a business.
STUDENT OUTCOMES:
 Identification, preparation, and recording of source documents
 Journalizing transactions from source documents
 Recognition and classification & changes of accounts and account balances
 Posting from journals to ledgers
 Subsidiary and general ledger changes
 Preparation of trial balances, income statements, balance sheets, capital
statements and worksheets
 Journalizing and posting adjusting and closing entries
 Reconciling bank statements, writing checks and balancing a checkbook
 Locating and correcting errors
 Completion of accounting simulation
 Preparing payroll records
 Payroll accounting, taxes, and reports
CLASSROOM MATERIAL:
Century 21 Accounting Textbook and Workbook (Ninth Edition)
Aplia Online Working Papers
EVALUTATION:
Test materials will be based on the Century 21 Textbook and activities. Grading policy
is based upon high standards of performance. Chapter and unit tests, Aplia assignments,
reinforcement activities, simulation, and work habits (punctuality, being prepared,
making good use of time, being appropriate in class) will be used to determine overall
grade. Scale used will be:
A = 90-100%
B = 80-89%
C = 70-79%
D = 60-69%
Below 60% - Failing
GENERAL INFORMATION AND PROCEDURES:
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Student will be introduced to chapters as a formal lecture and then reinforcement
work will be done as a lab environment.
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It is expected that students work on accounting all period. It is not appropriate to
bring work from other classes to work on during this class.
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Attendance is critical to your success in this class. If you are absent, work should
be made up according to guidelines in student handbook. (books will be available
for checkout)
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I will be available for individual help before & after school, as well as during
lunch.
I’m looking forward to working with you this semester! Always let me know of any
problems you’re having or how I can help you do better.
Mrs. Perdue
[email protected]
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