Accounting (101)

101-104. Accounting Spreadsheets. (2 Credits)

Discover tools and techniques used in spreadsheets related to finance and accounting activities.

Prerequisites: (101-111 with a minimum grade of C and 106-110 with a minimum grade of C)

Credit for prior learning available

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101-105. Accounting Fundamentals. (3 Credits)

Use a survey approach to learn the accounting process and to gain a general knowledge of the accounting principles and financial accounting procedures applied to business budgeting. This course is for non-accountants.

Prerequisites: 804-123 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

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101-107. Business Finance. (3 Credits)

This course provides an introduction to the principles of financial management of business firms. Topics covered include: the importance of financial management, financial statement analysis, time value of money, valuation of stocks and bonds, risk and return, capital budgeting, cash flow estimation, cost of capital, working capital management, forecasting and short-term financial planning, and utilizing an online trading investment simulator.

Prerequisites: (101-111 with a minimum grade of C and 101-113 with a minimum grade of C and 106-110 with a minimum grade of C)

Credit for prior learning available

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101-108. Accounting for Managers. (3 Credits)

This course will cover the fundamentals of accounting principles. Topics will include: Budgeting, Analysis and understanding Financial Statement for Supervisors.

Prerequisites: (196-120 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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101-109. Business Accounting. (4 Credits)

This course will cover the fundamentals of accounting principles. Topics will include: Budgeting, Analysis and understanding Financial Statements that will be necessary to complete the capstone Accounting and Financial requirements for the Business Management Program. This class is required for Business Management Students.

Prerequisites: 804-123 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

Credit for prior learning available

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101-110. Office Accounting. (3 Credits)

Become familiar with concepts such as elementary accounting procedures, the accounting cycle, special journals, and cash control. Examine payroll procedures and the payroll reports required by the state of Wisconsin and the federal government. Service firms will be emphasized.

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101-111. Accounting I - Principles. (4 Credits)

Develop an understanding of basic accounting concepts by accounting for transactions for both service and merchandising businesses.

Prerequisites: (804-123 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

Credit for prior learning available

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101-113. Accounting II - Principles. (4 Credits)

Study account groups for their problems of composition, valuation, recognition, and appropriate accounting treatment at a basic level. Explore partnerships and corporations as well as financial statement analysis techniques. Do basic accounting problems and use a practice set to summarize principles used in Accounting I and II and to become familiar with systems procedures.

Prerequisites: (101-111 with a minimum grade of C and 804-123 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-114. Payroll and Accounting Tech. (3 Credits)

This course is designed to provide the student with skills in payroll preparation, reporting and application experience in accounting technology platforms.

Prerequisites: (101-111 with a minimum grade of C and 106-110 with a minimum grade of C and 101-113 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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101-115. Accounting III - Intermediate. (4 Credits)

Apply the principles and procedures of financial accounting with an emphasis on classification, valuation, and disclosure in the preparation of reports for external use. Discuss recent accounting pronouncements and statements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, interest concepts of future and present value, cash and receivables, measurement of inventory and cost of goods sold, and the theoretical framework of accounting.

Prerequisites: (101-113 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-116. Managerial Accounting. (3 Credits)

Learn how to analyze accounting information and use that information for decision-making.

Prerequisites: (101-115 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-118. Beginning Quickbooks. (1 Credit)

Learn the most common QuickBooks functions for customers, vendors, payroll and banking used for small business accounting.

Prerequisites: (101-105 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-120. Accounting IV - Intermediate. (4 Credits)

Accounting IV is a continuation of Accounting III, expanding the student's knowledge in advanced accounting topics such as noncurrent operating assets, depreciation methods, statement of cash flows, revenue recognition, and financial statement analysis.

Prerequisites: (101-115 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-122. Accounting - Capstone. (3 Credits)

This course is designed to provide a capstone experience for the Accounting program students in which they will utilize skills in the process of financial transactions throughout the accounting cycle, analyze financial information to support planning and decision-making, perform payroll and cost accounting preparation and reporting and preparation of individual tax returns.

Prerequisites: (101-120 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 101-114 with a minimum grade of C and 101-124 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-123. Income Tax I. (4 Credits)

Become familiar with the field of federal income taxation. Examine commonly occurring issues in tax planning and the preparation of individual's income tax returns.

Prerequisites: (101-111 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-124. Income Tax II. (3 Credits)

Carry the application of federal law into other areas requiring special computations and applications in this continuation of Income Tax 1. Topics include business deduction, including depreciation as it applies to individuals, corporation and other entities; determining basis of property; calculating gain and determining the character of the gain or loss (capital vs. ordinary); special requirements of partnerships, regular and subchapter S corporations; tax research and personal and real property tax returns for manufacturers and non-manufacturers.

Prerequisites: (101-113 with a minimum grade of C and 101-123 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-127. Accounting Information Systems. (4 Credits)

Explore the role of information systems in accomplishing the objectives of financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax accounting, and auditing. Review the techniques of manual accounting, computerized accounting, and Internet electronic commerce applications. Internal controls, systems analysis, systems design, and system implementation are also discussed.

Prerequisites: (101-115 with a minimum grade of C and 101-120 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 101-123 with a minimum grade of C)

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101-132. Business Financial Management. (3 Credits)

Get an introduction to the principles of financial management of businesses as well as personal finance. Learn about topics relating to business finance, including financial statement analysis, banking and lending principles, time value of money, capital budgeting, cash flow estimation, cost of capital and working capital management. Explore personal finance topics, including credit card use and credit scores, and discover different types of benefits such as insurance and retirement plans.

Prerequisites: 101-109 with a minimum grade of C

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101-412. Fin Mngt for Non-Fin Profesion. (0.1 Credits)

This course transforms the understanding of financial statements into decision-making tools.

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101-414. Manage Accounts Receivable. (0.1 Credits)

Learn to balance the objective of collecting amounts due from clients.

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101-419A. Finance for Non-Finance Mgr. (0.9 Credits)

This course provides the participants with an understanding of the language associated with finance, knowledge of how and when to use certain financial terms and analysis techniques, and the ability to assess company performance through financial statements.

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