Accounting

Accounting is an exciting and dynamic  field which communicates to all areas

of business.  Accounting expresses in concise terms the financial condition of a business; it provides the information by which financial decisions are determined.

 

Accounting I - 

1 Credit-Semester

Grades 10, 11, and 12

College credit may be available for 11th & 12th grade students through concurrent enrollment with River Valley Community College – ACC 101, 3 credits

This course is designed to give the student a basic understanding of accounting principles. It emphasizes the accounting processes and includes exposure to recording transactions, adjusting balances and preparing financial statements for service and merchandising firms, according to established rules and procedures.

 

Accounting II - 

1 Credit-Semester

Grades 10, 11, and 12

Prerequisite: Completion of Accounting I with a grade of C or better

College credit may be available for 11th & 12th grade students through concurrent enrollment with River Valley Community College – ACC 101, 3 credits

 

Accounting remains the most popular major among business undergraduates due to a strong job market of high paying job opportunities at entry level positions, rapid advancement within the business profession for those having such skills, and the global demand for students with accounting backgrounds. This course explores topics such as the nature of cash, receivables, inventories, fixed and tangible assets, current liabilities, and corporations.

 

COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING - 

Grades 11 and 12 – 1 Credit – Semester

Prerequisite: Completion of Accounting I with a grade of C or better.

College credit may be available for 11th & 12th grade students through concurrent enrollment with River Valley Community College – ACC 101, 3 credits

 

This course covers small business accounting using QuickBooks Pro software. Topics include creating and maintaining a chart of accounts, recording customer and vendor transactions, processing payroll, maintaining inventory, recording adjustments and year-end procedures, printing reports and graphs, creating budgets and estimates, and exporting data to Excel. This course prepares students for college and careers in accounting

Instructor: Linda Merrill

Phone: 603-352-0640 x3505

Email: lmerrill@sau29.org 

The Cheshire Career Center

 

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