Business: Accounting (BUSA)
BUSA 7 Principles of Accounting - Financial
Financial accounting required of Business Administration and Accounting majors. Defines financial accounting and its relevance to business decision makers, accounting concepts and techniques, analysis and recording of financial transactions, and preparation, analysis and interpretation of financial statements focusing on application of generally accepted accounting practices. Includes asset, liability, and equity valuation, revenue and expense recognition, cash flow, internal controls, ethics, and financial statement analysis. General Ledger Accounting Software program is integrated throughout and used to complete various homework assignments.
|Winter 2017||30709||BUSA:7||MTWR||9:30am - 1:00pm||N. Ildefonso||18-11|
|Winter 2017||30710||BUSA:7||TR||1:20pm - 4:50pm||T. Hoekstra||18-13|
BUSA 8 Principles of Accounting - Managerial
5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Prerequisite: BUSA 7
Managerial accounting concepts and principles. Includes the role of managerial accounting, cost management concepts, cost behavior and relevant costs, job order and process costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, absorption and variable costing, profit planning and budgeting, standard costing and flexible budgeting, responsibility accounting and segment reporting, capital budgeting decisions, activity based costing, and cost management for just-in-time environments. Excel spreadsheet software is used to solve accounting problems and decision making in business.
|Winter 2017||30711||BUSA:8||MTWR||9:30am - 1:00pm||B. Bates||18-13|
BUSA 11 Fundamentals of Accounting
Accounting vocabulary and theory, equations to solve word problems, simple and compound interest, present value, consumer and business credit, mortgages, financial statements and ratios, inventory, depreciation, business taxes, investments.
BUSA 21 Cost Accounting
4.5 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 72 Lab: 18
Prerequisite: BUSA 8
Practical and theoretical concepts of cost accounting. Includes variable and fixed costs, cost-volume-profit analysis, job order and process costing, activity-based costing, general and flexible budgeting, standard costs, product costing and pricing methods, cost allocation, inventory management, capital budgeting, and transfer pricing.
BUSA 52 Intermediate Accounting
3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Prerequisite: BUSA 8
Accounting concepts and principles and an in-depth analysis of the balance sheet and income statement. Emphasis is placed on the changing nature of principles and practices, the application of present-value concepts, the complexity of transactions that arise in a multifaceted economic environment and the use of accounting information in decision making
BUSA 58 Federal Income Tax Law
Federal income tax law as related to individuals, with comparison to partnerships, corporations, and state. Emphasis is placed on individual income taxes and related problems including research through the use of a federal tax reporting service.
BUSA 68 Business Mathematics
3 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, fractions, sign numbers, equations and problem solving.
BUSA 70 Payroll and Tax Accounting
3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Prerequisite: Eligibility for BUSA 11
On-the-job payroll accounting. Surveys the various tax procedures required by the employer and employee in filing the correct forms for Social Security, federal, and state income taxes and their reconciliation. Laws related to Worker's Compensation, State Disability Benefit Laws and Fair Employment Practices are discussed.
BUSA 71 Personal Financial Planning
3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Integrative approach to personal finance focusing on practical financial decision making as well as the social, psychological, and physiological contexts in which those decisions are made. Students will examine their relationships with money, set personal goals, and develop a plan to meet those goals. Topics include consumerism, debt, healthcare, investing, retirement, long-term care, disability, death, and taxes. Students may not earn credit for both BUSA 71 and FCS 80.
BUSA 72 Bookkeeping - Accounting
Bookkeeping and accounting principles including the accounting cycle for service and merchandising companies, cash management, payroll and special journals. Computerized simulations and completion of an accounting project for a company.
BUSA 75 Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting
Accounting concepts utilizing QuickBooks, a general-ledger software program. Hands-on use of a microcomputer to process accounting transactions, prepare statements and reports, and complete accounting cycle tasks. Completion of a computerized accounting practice set will be required.
BUSA 76 Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting
Analysis of financial data and preparation of managerial accounting reports using Excel software. Development of what-if formulas to be used as an aid in decision-making. Includes manufacturing and consolidation worksheets, financial statement analysis, and statement of cash flows.
BUSA 81 Work Experience in Accounting
1-4 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Prerequisite: Compliance with Work Experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog
Advisory: BUSA 7 or BUSA 72
Provides accounting students with actual on-the- job experience in an approved work site which is related to classroom-based learning. A minimum of 75 paid clock hours or 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each one unit of credit. Work experience placement is not guaranteed but assistance is provided. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.