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Current Term Classes - Accounting

Summer 2019

Summer class registration opens on April 15.  

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.  

ACCT 5210: Introductory Auditing
Online Synchronous | Thursdays, 6:30-9:45pm | May 16-Aug 1
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 3120.
Richard Evans | 3 GR credits | Required

ACCT 5460: Federal Taxation II
Online Synchronous | Wednesdays, 6:30-9:45pm | May 15-Jul 31
Analyzes the federal income tax law and its application to corporations, shareholders, partnerships, partners, estates, and gift transactions.  Prerequisite: ACCT 4450.
Todd Falcone | 3 GR credits | Elective

ACCT 2010: Introductory Accounting I
Online Asynchronous* | Available  May 13-Aug 2 | Synchronous sessions TBD.
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, 6:30-9:45pm | May 13-Jul 29
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, 6:30-9:45pm | May 15-Jul 31
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 | Thursdays, 6:30-9:45pm | May 16-Aug 1
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.
Gary Brooks | 3 UG credits | Required

ACCT 3140: Cost Accounting
Online Synchronous | Tuesdays, 6:30-9:45pm | May 14-Jul 30
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.
William Cardine | 3 UG credits | Required

ACCT 4450: Federal Taxation I
Online Synchronous | Mondays, 6:30-9:45pm | May 13-Jul 29
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


*Asynchronous online courses at SCPS can sometimes include synchronous sessions. Instructors can require attendance for these sessions as long as the dates are listed. For synchronous class sessions whose dates are not listed, attendance is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory. These sessions can be recorded for students who are unable to attend.

Faculty Spotlight

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Each learner’s history and experiences affect their learning style and pace.
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Nammy Lee

CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING

Nammy is the director of the Certificate in Accounting program, and also facilitates learning as an assistant professor. She has many years of experience teaching adult learners in a community college setting, and empathises with those students who are working hard to prepare for the CPA exam while also working full and part-time jobs. As an instructor, she fine-tunes her approach to the aptitudes of each individual student while thoughtfully addressing their academic needs.

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Student Spotlight

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My professors did an excellent job of communicating their enthusiasm for material that might otherwise be dry...I would recommend UVA’s certificate program to anyone.
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Fran Marshall

CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING

A painter by trade with a natural aptitude for accounting, Fran came to SCPS because she wanted to expand her career options by taking the CPA exam. The Certificate in Accounting program not only prepared her for the exam, it exposed her to new topics and built her confidence in the accounting field. She is now employed as finance manager in the fundraising department at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.

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