Current Term Classes

Prepare for the CPA Exam

Fall 2021

Fall class registration opens on August 11(date may be subject to change).  

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies may cancel, modify, or make substitutions for any published class or program, may change instructors, and may change the dates and times a class is offered. The information published here and in the catalog is subject to change. For the most up-to-date and complete information, please use the SIS Class Search.  

Current course listings for Accounting Certificate (teach-out phase) and Post Bac Accounting Certificate.

Undergrad Accounting Certificate

ACCT 2010: Introductory Accounting I   
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 30-Dec 6 | No class on Sep 6            
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
Nammy Lee | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 2010: Introductory Accounting I   
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 24-Nov 30
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
Nammy Lee | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 2010: Introductory Accounting I   
Online Asynchronous | Available Aug 24-Dec 7 
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
Marshall Kasten | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 2020: Introductory Accounting II 
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 30-Dec 6 | No class Sep 6                
Continuation of ACCT 2010.  Approximately one third of the course deals with additional financial accounting topics, emphasizing managerial considerations and financial analysis. Cost accumulation, allocation, and product cost methods are studied in a manufacturing setting. Matters such as evaluation of performance planning, cost behavior, and special decisions are emphasized.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2010.
Noel Montesa | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 3110: Intermediate Accounting I  
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 25-Dec 1 | No class Nov 24                
An intensive study of the generally accepted accounting principles for asset valuation, income measurement, and financial statement presentation for business organizations, and the processes through which these principles evolve.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2020.
Leon Hutton | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 3120: Intermediate Accounting II
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 25-Dec 1 | No class Nov 24                
Continuation of ACCT 3110, emphasizing accounting for the equities of a firm's investors and creditors. Covers special problem areas in financial accounting including accounting for leases, pensions, and income taxes.  Prerequisite: ACCT 3110.
Nammy Lee | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 3140: Cost Accounting     
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 25-Dec 1 | No class Nov 24                
Addresses analysis of cost behavior and volume profit relationships; responsibility accounting and reporting flexible budgets; and the use of standard costs to guide and control performance.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2020.
Wendy Achilles | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 4450: Federal Taxation I  
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 24-Nov 30             
An analysis of the federal income tax law and its application to individuals. A study is made of problems covering personal and business tax situations. Several cases are assigned for which the student prepares illustrative tax returns.  Prerequisite: ACCT 2020 or instructor permission.
Todd Falcone | 3 UG credits | Elective

ACCT 4700: Federal Accounting
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 26-Dec 2 | No class Nov 25              
Provides a comprehensive overview of accounting principles, terminology, concepts, and standards unique to federal accounting to include an analysis and discussion of the laws, regulations, rule-setting organizations, and policies leading to current day federal accounting and reporting practices. Requisite: ACCT 2020
Leon Hutton | 3 UG credits |Elective

ACCT 5210: Introductory Auditing          
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 26-Dec 2 | No class Nov 25              
Examines auditing methodology through a study of auditing standards. Includes the nature of evidence, program planning, work papers, internal control evaluation, types of audit tests, and audit reports.  Prerequisite: ACCT 5120.
Richard Evans | 3 GR credits |Required

ACCT 5330: Acct for Non-Bus Organizations  
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 30-Dec 6 | No class Sep 6                
Financial accounting for governmental and non-profit organizations. Studies the theory and techniques of accounting and reporting for various funds and groups of accounts.  Prerequisite: ACCT 5120.
Gary Brooks | 3 GR credits | Elective

ACCT 5470: Forensic Accounting             
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 24-Nov 30             
Analyzes the various forensic accounting techniques and investigative strategies used in forensic examinations; covers uses of accounting information systems in fraud detection, the nature of financial statement fraud as well as the framework for detecting fraudulent financial reporting, and the importance of internal controls in fraud prevention. Prerequisite: ACCT 5120
Michael Hood | 3 GR credits | Elective

Post Bac Accounting Certificate

ACCT 3010: Introductory Accounting I   
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 30-Dec 6 | No class Sep 6                
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
Nammy Lee | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 3010: Introductory Accounting I   
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 24-Nov 30
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
Nammy Lee | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 3010: Introductory Accounting I   
Online Asynchronous | Available Aug 24-Dec 7 
Designed to introduce students to the language of business, the course begins with the role of financial data in contemporary society, proceeds to develop the accounting model for capturing financial data, and finishes with the problems of measuring and reporting income, assets, liabilities, and equities.
Marshall Kasten | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 3020: Introductory Accounting II 
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 30-Dec 6 | No class Sep 6 
Continuation of ACCT 3010. Explores additional financial accounting topics with focus on managerial considerations and financial analysis. Cost accumulation, allocation, and product cost methods are studied in a manufacturing setting. Matters such as evaluation of performance planning, cost behavior, and special decisions are emphasized. Prerequisite: ACCT 3010.
Noel Montesa | 3 UG credits |Required

ACCT 5110: Intermediate Accounting I  
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 25-Dec 1 | No class Nov 24                
Provides an intensive study of the generally accepted accounting principles for asset valuation, income measurement, and financial statement presentation for business organizations, and underlying processes behind principles.  Prerequisite: ACCT 3020.
Leon Hutton | 3 GR credits |Required

ACCT 5120: Intermediate Accounting II
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 25-Dec 1 | No class Nov 24                
Continuation of ACCT 5110. Provides an in-depth study of accounting for the equities of a firm's investors and creditors. Covers special problem areas in financial accounting including accounting for leases, pensions, and income taxes. Prerequisite: ACCT 5110.
Nammy Lee | 3 GR credits |Required

ACCT 5140: Cost Accounting     
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 25-Dec 1 | No class Nov 24                
Addresses analysis of cost behavior and volume profit relationships, responsibility accounting and reporting flexible budgets, and the use of standard costs to guide and control performance.  Prerequisite: ACCT 3020.
Wendy Achilles | 3 GR credits |Required

ACCT 5210: Introductory Auditing          
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 26-Dec 2 | No class Nov 25              
Examines auditing methodology through a study of auditing standards. Includes the nature of evidence, program planning, work papers, internal control evaluation, types of audit tests, and audit reports.  Prerequisite: ACCT 5120.
Richard Evans | 3 GR credits |Required

ACCT 5330: Acct for Non-Bus Organizations  
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 30-Dec 6 | No class Sep 6                
Financial accounting for governmental and non-profit organizations. Studies the theory and techniques of accounting and reporting for various funds and groups of accounts.  Prerequisite: ACCT 5120.
Gary Brooks | 3 GR credits | Elective

ACCT 5450: Federal Taxation I  
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 24-Nov 30             
Analyzes the federal income tax law and its application to individuals. Creates a study of problems covering personal and business tax situations. Assigns several cases for which the student prepares illustrative tax returns.  Prerequisite: ACCT 3020.
Todd Falcone | 3 GR credits | Elective

ACCT 5470: Forensic Accounting             
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 24-Nov 30             
Analyzes the various forensic accounting techniques and investigative strategies used in forensic examinations; covers uses of accounting information systems in fraud detection, the nature of financial statement fraud as well as the framework for detecting fraudulent financial reporting, and the importance of internal controls in fraud prevention. Prerequisite: ACCT 5120
Michael Hood | 3 GR credits | Elective

ACCT 5700: Federal Accounting
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm | Aug 26-Dec 2 | No class Nov 25              
Provides a comprehensive overview of accounting principles, terminology, concepts, and standards unique to federal accounting to include an analysis and discussion of the laws, regulations, rule-setting organizations, and policies leading to current day federal accounting and reporting practices. Prerequisite: ACCT 3020.
Leon Hutton | 3 GR credits |Elective

 


*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are listed, attendance is strongly encouraged. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.

 

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

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