Oct 21, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ACC 101 - Accounting Principles I

Class: 3 Credits: 3 (also offered online)
This course introduces basic accounting procedures for analyzing, recording, and summarizing financial transactions, adjusting and closing the financial records at the end of the accounting cycle, and preparing financial statements. Emphasis is also placed on accounting for current and long-term assets, current and long-term liabilities, statement of cash flow and financial statement analysis.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032 , MAT 032 , RDG 032  with a minimum grade of “C”.
Delivery Method:
lecture, online
Course Topics:
  • T-accounts and journal entries
  • Financial Statements
  • Adjusting Entries
  • Closing entries
  • Inventories
  • Special Journals
  • Bad Debt Expense
  • Depreciation
  • Payroll
  • Petty cash and Bank Reconciliation
  • Internal Control

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
Required Materials:
  • Computer and Internet Access
  • Publisher’s Access Code is required for online component

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply basic double-entry accounting procedures.
  2. Construct Financial Statements.
  3. Identify and perform accounting practices for short-term liquid assets.
  4. Apply basic principles of accounting internal control over cash.
  5. Apply adjusting and closing procedures to complete the accounting cycle.
  6. Evaluate and perform the accounting concepts associated with inventories and a merchandising business.
  7. Apply accounting procedures to the acquisition and depreciation of property, plant and equipment.
  8. Identify and perform accounting practices for current liabilities and payroll activities.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:

  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Add/Drop period
  • Appeals Process
  • Class Attendance
  • Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
  • Classroom Conduct/Expectations
  • Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Withdrawal Policy

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