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Term 1

101-112 Accounting 1 — 4 cr.

Emphasizes accounting requirements for sole-proprietorship service businesses. Covers the accounting cycle, from the original business transaction to closing the books at year-end, including the preparation and interpretation of financial statements. Cash and reconciliation of cash are also covered.

101-138 Data Management, Analysis and Reporting — 3 cr.

Emphasizes key spreadsheet functionality and tools for application and decision making in a business environment. Basic and advanced topics such as formulas, sorting, building worksheets, charting, linking, look-ups, macros, pivot tables and what-if analysis will be covered.

101-141 Payroll Accounting — 3 cr.

Provides experience in the calculation of payroll and payroll taxes and in the preparation of those records and reports that form the foundation of an efficient payroll system.

103-159 **Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office — 1 cr.

Develops basic computer skills in Windows, Internet communication, professional use of Social Media, word processing with Microsoft Word, spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel, and presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint. This course is a “hands-on” computer class and cultivates skills for college and work.

801-136 English Composition 1 — 3 cr.

Designed for students to develop knowledge and skills in all aspects of the writing process. Planning, organizing, writing, editing and revising are applied through a variety of activities. Students will analyze audience and purpose, use elements of research, and format documents using standard guidelines.

804-107 College Mathematics — 3 cr.

Designed to review and develop fundamental concepts of mathematics pertinent to the areas of: (1) arithmetic and algebra, (2) geometry and trigonometry, and (3) probability and statistics. Special emphasis is placed on problem solving, critical thinking and logical reasoning, making connections, and using calculators.

890-101 **College 101 — 2 cr.

Develops tools and strategies that support success in college. Focuses on utilizing Moraine Park websites, online Course Management System and college resources. Student responsibility and expectations for success in college are explored. Emphasizes learning strategies, goals, lifestyle balance and skills for interdependence.

Total: 19

Term 2

101-114 Accounting 2 — 4 cr.

Concentrates on accounting for merchandising operations and the importance of inventory. Accounting information systems, current and long-term receivables, as well as fixed and intangible assets are also covered throughout the course.

101-123 Income Tax Accounting — 3 cr.

Provides the basic and intermediate information needed for preparing moderately difficult income tax returns for individual taxpayers. Includes training in the rudiments and applications of the Internal Revenue Code.

101-154 Microcomputer Accounting Applications — 3 cr.

Provides hands-on experience with a microcomputer-based general accounting system. Students record transactions and generate journals, ledgers, financial statements and schedules. Emphasizes conversion of a manual accounting system to a microcomputer-based system.

105-160 Business Law — 3 cr.

Provides a general background to the elements and characteristics of business law. Emphasis is placed on how business law is structured and how it functions in our society. The main portion of the course is devoted to an understanding of contracts and contract structure.

801-196 Oral and Interpersonal Communication — 3 cr.

Focuses upon developing speaking, verbal and nonverbal communication and listening skills through individual presentations, group activities and other projects. Course assignments will include presentations, various individual and group projects as well as written work.

Total: 16

Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements: 35

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy – Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

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