This is a two semester course. Accounting I will be during the Fall semester (08/15/2017 - 12/19/2017) and Accounting II will be during the Spring semester (01/04/2017 - 05/24/2017).
Accounting I will introduce you to the world of business and show you how businesses operate and manage their money. You will learn about fundamental accounting practices. You’ll learn how to categorize business accounts, post transactions to a general journal and general ledger, and participate in a simulation that shows you how to manage the accounting sector of a business. The content of this course focuses on four main units:
- The Accounting Equation, Classifying Accounts, and Analyzing Transactions
- General Journal, General Ledger, Trial Balances, and Worksheets
- Financial Statements for Proprietorships, Adjusting Entries, and Closing Entries
- Introduction to Subsidiary Ledgers and Special Journals
Accounting II will expand on the concepts covered in Accounting I. We will explore Subsidiary Ledgers, Special Journals, and transactions associated with the operations of proprietorships. The following units will be covered during the Spring semester:
- Cash Payments, Receipts, and Subsidiary Ledgers
- Special Journals, Sales, and Inventory
- Payroll Accounting
- Accounting Practices and Programs in the 2010s
You will also learn 21st century skills, the kind of skills that employers look for when hiring. This class will be both challenging and rewarding. The skills you learn will help you prepare for life after high school. Let's have a great year!