Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

ACC 220: Microcomputer Accounting Systems

General Information

  • Name: Microcomputer Accounting Systems
  • Discipline: Accounting (ACC)
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education

Prerequisites and Recommended Courses

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Integrates the principles of accounting and the concepts of data processing. Students will become familiar with computerized accounting systems which are realistic examples of systems used in business today. This course in combination with ACC 203 is accepted in lieu of ACC 401 at UNR. Validation of content and knowledge by approved College of Business examination, or satisfactory performance ("C" or better) in ACC 402 is required during the first year of eligibility to enroll in the appropriate upper division business course at UNR.

II: Course Objectives

This course integrates the principles of accounting and the concepts of data processing. Students will become familiar with computerized accounting systems which are realistic examples of systems used in business today.

  • To enable students to become familiar with computerized accounting systems as they relate to the accounting process and the different areas in the accounting field.

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

This class meets a requirement for the following programs: AAS-Accounting Emphasis, AAS- Applied Accounting Emphasis, and Accounting Technician Certificate of Achievement.

ACC 220 addresses the following Student Learning Objectives of ensuring that students are able to demonstrate that they:

  • Know the subject matter to a level appropriate for the emphasis of their degree.
  • Have developed the managerial and interpersonal skills necessary to succeed in the current business environment.


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