PTB402: Accounting I (2011-2012)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Accounting I
CALENDAR YEAR: 2011-2012
GRADE LEVEL: 10-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
About the Program:
Accounting I prepares students for careers in Accounting. The course sequence focuses on duties and tasks performed by professionals in Financial Management as well as pre-employment and employment skills.
Major Concepts/Content: Accounting I introduces students to accepted accounting principles and the complete basic accounting cycle, which includes financial statements for service and merchandising businesses. Additional topics covered are payroll, notes, depreciation, forms of ownership, and the importance of ethics.
Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities will be provided in a classroom, in a lab utilizing individualized instruction, or in an alternative setting. Textbook, workbook problems, business simulation projects, appropriate software, and electronic learning services may be used.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be required to demonstrate an understanding of accounting by passing objective and problem-solving tests and the successful completion of projects.