District Syllabus
APA2147
Accounting Software Applications


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3 (NOTE: )
Laboratory Fee: $25
Prerequisites: ACG2001 Accounting I or
ACG2021 Financial Accounting Principles
Corequisites: CGS1570 Computer Concepts And Applications And
ACG2011 Accounting II
Catalog Description: This course is the study of Accounting Principles, practices and procedures as applied to a computerized environment reinforcement of fundamentals learned in financial accounting course(s). Topics to be covered: accounting cycles of service and merchandising businesses, bank reconciliations, voucher system and budgeting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, partnerships, corporations, financial statement analysis, departmentalized accounting and accounting system setup.
Required Materials: Books:
  • Klooster & Allen. Integrated Accounting with Windows, 7th ed., Cengage, 2011. ISBN: 9780538747974
Supplemental Materials:
Special Requirements: None
Program Learning Outcomes:
Upon completetion of this course, the student will be able to 
demonstrate working knowledge of computerized accounting procedures 
found in the microcomputer office enviroments.
              
Course Learning Outcomes:
To achieve these learning outcomes, the following will be 
accomplished:
1. Review and reinforce principles studied in accounting principles 
courses.
2. Transition knowledge of accounting principles to a computerized 
general ledger system.
3. Gain knowledge and hands-on experience in intergrating accounting 
with other business applications such as spreadsheets, word 
processors, and the Internet.
4. Master the touch method for numeric data entry.
              
Methods of Evaluation: Evaluation of student progress towards achieving the stated learning outcomes and performance objectives is the responsibility of the instructor, within the policies of the college and the department. Detailed explanations are included in the expanded syllabus developed by the instructor for each section being taught.
Flexibility: It is the intention of the instructor to accomplish the objectives specified in the course syllabus. However, circumstances may arise which prohibit the fulfilling of this endeavor. Therefore, this syllabus is subject to change. When possible, students will be notified of any change in advance of its occurrence.
Student Email Accounts Pensacola State College provides an institutional email account to all credit students. Pirate Mail is the official method of communication, and students must use Pirate Mail when communicating with the College. In cases where companion software is used for a particular class, emails may be exchanged between instructor and student using the companion software.
Note: For students with a disability that falls under the Americans with Disability Act or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, it is the responsibility of the student to notify Student Resource Center for ADA Services to discuss any special needs or equipment necessary to accomplish the requirements for this course. Upon completion of registration with the Student Resource Center for ADA Services office, specific arrangements can be discussed with the instructor.