Department: Career and Technical Center—Accounting
Course Number: Y602
Course Title: Advanced Accounting I
This is a year long course. Advanced Accounting I is recommended for students who are thinking about majoring in Business Administration in college. This course provides the opportunity for students to prepare for college accounting as well as to learn basic principles of accounting and bookkeeping. Students apply general mathematical calculations to accounting transactions. The students are provided with experiences in planning, gathering, analyzing, and interpreting financial data. In addition, to the materials presented in Accounting I, many opportunities are provided for students to use Microsoft Excel, as well as QuickBooks.
Goals and/or Objectives:
After completion of the course students will be able to:
Complete accounting records for a service business organized as a sole proprietorship.
Complete accounting records for a merchandising business organized as a corporation.
Obtain basic and advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Complete accounting records using QuickBooks.
Generate and analyze financial statements
To pass the course, the student must successfully complete homework assignments, simulations and written or on-line tests. Extra Credit opportunities may be given periodically.
Regular attendance is essential to your success in the class. In addition, research has shown a positive relationship exists between class attendance and academic achievement.