2016-17 Catalog

Accounting


http://www.sandburg.edu/academics/businessaccounting

Certificate

This program is designed for the student who desires to work as an assistant to an accountant or accounting professional. Persons who take positions as accounting assistants need competence in the theory and practice of areas such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, merchandise accounting and fixed asset accounting. Standard record-keeping practices are also required. Satisfactory completion of this certificate program will provide an appropriate background for a job-entry level position as a bookkeeper or an assistant in an accounting department.

Associate in Applied Science

This program is designed for the student who desires to prepare for employment in the accounting function of many different types of organizations. Manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sales, governmental, and non-profit organizations all require competent accounting personnel to keep accurate records and provide analysis of the effect of management decisions on day-to-day business activities. Satisfactory completion of this curriculum will provide competence for positions in accounting.

Admission to the Program: Open

First-Time Enrollees

  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam, COMPASS.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process

Department of Social & Business Sciences

2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd.
Galesburg, IL 61401
Phone: 309.341.5299

For Additional Information Contact:

The Welcome Center
Phone: 309.345.3500
welcomecenter@sandburg.edu

For Graduation Requirements:

See the graduation policies and procedures page for details.
 

Certificate

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Summer SessionSemester Hours
AOP.101
Keyboarding Formatting 1
or Tech Skills for Business Environment
3
Fall Semester
ACC.101 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BUS.100 Introduction to Business 3
BOC.100
Business Mathematics
or Finite Mathematics
3
ENG.101 Freshman Composition 1 3
ICT.110 Computer Software Applications 3
Spring Semester
ACC.102 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
BOC.101 Business Records Management 2
ACC.203
Accounting Software
or Spreadsheet Applications for Business
3
Directed Elective 6
 Total Semester Hours32

Directed Electives

Select two of the following:
ACC.205Cost Accounting3
ACC.206Federal Income Tax3
ACC.207Payroll Accounting3

Associate in Applied Science

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterSemester Hours
ACC.101 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ENG.101 Freshman Composition 1 3
BOC.100
Business Mathematics
or Finite Mathematics
3
AOP.101
Keyboarding Formatting 1
or Tech Skills for Business Environment
3
BUS.100 Introduction to Business 3
Spring Semester
ACC.102 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ACC.203 Accounting Software 3
SPE.120 Introduction to Public Speaking 3
ICT.110 Computer Software Applications 3
BOC.104
Mathematics of Finance
or Calculus for Business Or Social Science
3
Second Year
Fall Semester
ACC.201 Intermediate Accounting 1 4
ACC.208 Spreadsheet Applications for Business 3
BLA.201
Legal Environment of Business
or Business Law
3
PSY.204
Social Psychology
or Occupational Search Development
3
BOC.102 Business Communications 3
Spring Semester
ACC.202 Intermediate Accounting 2 4
ACC.205 Cost Accounting 3
ACC.206 Federal Income Tax 3
ACC.207 Payroll Accounting 3
ECO.101
Introduction to Economics
or Introduction to Economics
or Principles of Micro Economics
3
 Total Semester Hours62

Johnson, Jill L
assistant professor psychology
associate dean of social & business sciences

Williams, Keith E
instructor, economics/business administration
coordinator, business programs

Fox, Amber
instructor, accounting