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Students are introduced to basic principles and concepts of accounting in this course. Topics include the accounting cycle, accruals and deferrals, preparation of financial statements, internal control, and an in-depth study of current assets.
Students are introduced to basic concepts of financial accounting and reporting in this course. Students study the environment of accounting, the accounting model and the use of financial statements for business decision making. Key topics include accruals and deferrals, current assets, long-term assets and debt, and corporate equity. Pre or Co-requisites: MAT 115 or higher.
Students are introduced to the QuickBooks computerized accounting systems for service and merchandising businesses. In accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and practices, students utilize QuickBooks commercial accounting software to prepare and maintain comprehensive accounting information. Pre- or Co-requisite: ACC 101 or ACC 200.
Students will explore special topics in the field of career-oriented accounting studies, and a more concentrated study within the discipline. Each course will emphasize a basic understanding of content, concurrent with the developemnt of critical thinking skills in the analysis of revelant issues. This course may be taken twice for credit, provided the topics differ.
A basic introduction to concepts and philosophical theories underlying the organization of art forms is provided in this course. Through the study of line, form, space, value, color, and texture, as interpreted in both historical and contemporary contexts, the course stresses an understanding of the elements and principles of design in the visual arts. Pre or Corequisite: ENG 101
This course presents a beginning survey of art history in western civilizations and other global civilizations, from antiquity through the Middle Ages. Students are provided with the opportunity to evaluate various art forms as influenced by traditional, cultural, social and religious conditions, technological progress, and industrial civilization. Pre or Corequisite: ENG 101
Students study the history of Modern Art: Post-Impressionism to the present day.
This is an introduction to drawing elements and principles for non-Art majors. Students base their drawings on direct observation of still life and landscape subject matter.
Designed for the non-science major, this course will provide an introduction to the astronomy of our solar system-from its earliest beginnings as humans pondered the movement of wandering "stars" in the night sky to the most recent data returned by NASA space probes. Topics covered will include the origin and evolution of the solar system, the Sun and solar wind, planets, moons, asteroids, meteors, comets, and Kuiper belt objects. Additional topics will include the search for life in the solar system and the search for extrasolar planets. Students may attend a night telescope observation on campus. 3 hrs. lect. Prerequisite or corequisite ENG 101.
Designed for students who plan to study biology, nursing, or veterinary technology courses. This non-laboratory course covers topics from the basic principles of life through the cell concept. The course strengthens the student's in biology. Topics covered include cell reproduction, cell respiration, and classification. Students may not use this course to satisfy a science requirement or science elective.
Designed for the non-science major, this nonlaboratory course covers basic concepts such as the cell, principles of inheritance, and the species. Students study cell structure and function, DNA, cell division, and the kingdoms.
This is the first course in a two-semester sequence of BIO 105 and BIO 106. Topics of this lecture and laboratory course include the scientific method, evolution, basic chemistry, cell structure and function, metabolism and enzymes, cellular respiration and photosynthesis, cell division, and genetics. The laboratory component includes microscope work, examination of preserved and living specimens, and performing experiments with emphasis on the scientific method. 3 hrs. lect; 3 hrs. lab. Lab fee. Prerequisite or corequisite ENG 101.
The normal structure and function of the human organism, beginning with basic biological principles and progressing through selected organ systems, are the focus of this course. Laboratory work emphasizes hands-on experiences using the microscope, models, and specimens. 3 hrs. lect.; 3 hrs. lab. Lab fee. Prerequisite or corequisite ENG 101.
This is a non-laboratory biology course designed for the non-science major who has an interest in learning about the human body. Students will study the basic anatomy and physiology of major body systems and some common diseases associated with those systems. Special emphasis will be placed on topics of modern concern such as new diseases and new techniques for treating the human body. Students will be encouraged to learn to use information in this class for making informed personal and societal decisions.
This course presents a study of basic medical terminology. The primary purpose is for students to be able to analyze a word and determine its meaning and proper usage. The correct spelling of terms is also emphasized.
Students are introduced to the basics required for starting and operating a small business. Subjects include marketing, financing, legal structures, franchising, and managing employees. Students will apply terminology and concepts in developing a draft business plan.
An introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of economics as they relate to the business environment, this course offers such topics as the economic system, the market mechanism and competition, money, credit, banking, and other relevant economic activities and policies that relate to business. The course is open to students who are pursuing the A.A.S. degree in business and should not be taken by the student who needs to transfer economics courses to a four-year college.
The basics of operational theory and the science of management are presented. Concepts center on an analysis of the four major functions of management: planning, organizing, directing, and controlling. The course emphasizes the integration of management principles with other business procedures and examines management interactions with external environments influencing business.
Using the Microsoft Office suite of business applications for the PC, students learn how computers can aid the business decision-making process. The course introduces appropriate terminology and concepts using hands-on training. Applications include word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software. The course only supports the use of Windows based Microsoft Office. Lab fee.
Students study the fundamental concepts, principles and rules of law and equity that apply to business activities. Legal theory is applied to commercial transactions. Topics covered include an introduction to the law and the legal system, the Uniform Commercial Code, contracts, sale of good, negotiable instruments, product liability, negligence, agency, bailment, torts, and employment law. This course is required for students in the Business and Entrepreneurship and Business: Accounting A.A.S. degree programs. It is not recommended for students enrolled in the transfer-oriented A.S. in Business Administration program.