May 07, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog
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ACC-1040 Computer Accounting with Sage

Credits 3
This course introduces the student to the use of computers to process accounting data.  The course provides a hands-on opportunity to use a popular accounting software package to manage accounting information for medium-sized companies.  Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to use Sage 50 Accounting software to record and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports.  Two types of business organizations are studied; a service business and a merchandising business.
Prerequisite(s): ACC-1000   or ACC-1001  
Course Outcomes
1. Create accounting records for service and merchandising businesses, using commercial accounting software.

2. Apply the procedure for creating back-ups of accounting data.

3. Prepare a company payroll using the automated payroll system.

4. Create adjusting entries.

5. Construct the general ledger.

6. Prepare financial statements.

7. Prepare closing entries for the fiscal year.

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