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2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2021-2022 College Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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ACCT 1052 - Computerized Accounting

Academic Division: Business, Industry and Technology
Academic Discipline: Accounting
Assistant Dean: Vincent Palombo PhD
2 Credit(s)
A comprehensive approach to teaching accounting concepts in a software environment utilizing data files designed to simulate real-world businesses so that students gain “hands-on” experience with performing accounting activities, producing financial statements, and analyzing company performance. UG
2 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take ACCT 1010  

Student Learning Outcomes for Course
  1. Demonstrate the basic operations of most current Quickbooks Pro software.
  2. Prepare general journal entries, postings and various reports in QBP
  3. Prepare various transactions with customers, vendors, and employees for service and merchandising businesses.
  4. Prepare adjustments to ledger accounts, financial statements and close the accounting period for service and merchandising businesses.
  5. Create a new company using QBP software.

  • Get Ready for QuickBooks Pro (current edition) – weeks 1-2
  • QuickBooks Basics- weeks 1-3
  • General Journal Transactions and Reports –weeks 4-8
  • Customer Activities for a Service-Based Business – weeks 4-8
  • Vendor Activities for a Service-Based Business
  • Close the Accounting Period for a Service-Based Business- weeks 4-8
  • Customer Activities for a Merchandising Business- weeks 9-14
  • Vendor Activities for a Merchandising Business- weeks 9-14
  • Create a New Company – weeks 15-16

  • Practice of course topics in class
  • Homework preparation for class
  • Practice problems using QBP
  • Test prep
  • Comprehensive Exam

Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F

Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 

Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link




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