PTB502: Accounting II (2010-2011)
CURRICULUM PROGRAM: Career and Technical Education
COURSE TITLE: Accounting II
CALENDAR YEAR: 2010-2011
GRADE LEVEL: 11-12
COURSE LENGTH: 36 weeks
About the Program:
Accounting II 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 II continues accounting principles and procedures, adding new topics about managerial accounting, cost accounting, financial analysis, and business ethics. Content areas include property, plant and equipment, corporate investments, bonds, notes payable and receivables, amortizations, cash flow statements, and ratio analysis for the corporate structure. Notes and depreciation will be studied in greater depth.
Major Instructional Activities: Instructional activities will include spreadsheet analysis and accounting software applications will provide the opportunity for higher-level thinking skill activities and authentic simulations involving enhanced teamwork, decision making, and communication skills. Students also develop an understanding of career opportunities as they complete career exploration activities.
Major Evaluative Techniques: Students will be required to demonstrate an understanding of accounting by passing objective tests, problem-solving tests, and the successful completion of projects.