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Course Description
Introduction to Accounting

An introductory accounting course exposing students to fundamental accounting concepts, principals, assumptions, and constraints through the accounting cycle.

Computerized Accounting

This course applies accounting principles using a commercial accounting software program. Professional accounting computer software will be utilized to simulate the setup of accounting books, enter daily transactions and prepare financial statements for small businesses.

Income Tax Procedures

A course introducing the student to common federal income tax returns for individuals in a variety of situations.

Introduction to Payroll

Introduction to completing payroll including journals, registers, and reporting ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.

Financial Accounting

An introductory college-level course that covers the basic concepts, principles, and procedures for recording business transactions and the development of external accounting reports. Meets the needs of the students pursuing accountancy as a major and who will have to be prepared for the rigorous accounting courses that follow; will meet the basic needs of the students with other business disciplines as their major.

Managerial Accounting

An accounting course introducing topics designed to assist managers in making business decisions through internal reporting. The student will apply internal reporting to assist managers with planning operations, controlling activities, and making decisions.

Introduction to Cost Accounting

A course designed to allow the student to review concepts introduced in managerial accounting. Students will focus on different types of cost accounting, cost behaviors, cost analysis for management decision making.

Principles of Fraud Examination

Overview of the field of fraud examination including defining and identifying the types of frauds committed against companies and individuals. Upon successful completion, the student will learn methods to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud.

Government Accounting

A course introducing the student to accounting practices and procedures in fund accounting including government and not-for-profit entities. In the course, the student will record economic activity, learn to report, and prepare budgets for government and not-for-profits.

Financial Statement Analyses

Financial statement analysis emphasizes effective business analysis and decision making by analysts, investors, managers, and other stakeholders of the company. The course presents a balanced view of analysis, including both equity and credit analysis, and both cash-based and earnings-based valuation models.

A/C and Refrigeration 1

Introduction to the field of air conditioning and refrigeration, use of hand tools, materials, and related nomenclature of the component parts of a system and their relationship to and function within the system are stressed.

A/C and Refrigeration 2

Introduces the student to the theory of refrigerants, stressing pressure and temperature relations; the safety aspect in handling refrigerants is also covered. The refrigeration cycle and basic servicing procedures are covered to include the use of gauges, removing and adding refrigerants, as well as leak detection.

Elec. Mtrs., Circuits/Cntr

An advanced course of study involving the various types of HVAC electrical controls and motors, wiring diagrams, and basic Ohm?s Law.

Control Systems

The theory, installation practices, and servicing of control systems.

Heating Technology

The theory, installation practices, and servicing of heating systems including the study of equipment sizing, equipment selection, energy conservation, natural gas, propane, electric heating systems and the study of alternative fuels.

A/C and Refrigeration 3

An advanced course of study into the various types of air conditioning and refrigeration systems in use today. The reasons for the development of various types of systems, including the identification, selection, and applications related to these types of systems will be covered. Hands-on experience will in maintaining these varied units will be included.

A/C and Refrigeration 4

An advanced course of study involving the theory, installation practices, and servicing of heat pumps and light commercial refrigeration systems.

Heat Ld. Calc./Duct Des.

The procedures for estimating heating/cooling loads and duct designing. Also involved is adequate time for hands-on experience.

Lt. Commercial Systems

The theory, installation practices, and servicing of light commercial refrigeration systems with a study of equipment sizing, wiring diagrams, and control systems, reach-in coolers and freezers, open case systems, and heat reclaim systems.

Private Pilot Ground School

Ground school in preparation for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Private Pilot Certificate written examination. Includes aerodynamics, airplane systems, airports, airspace, communications, Federal Air Regulations, navigation, airplane performance, flight planning, and flight physiology. Requires passing a written exam similar to the FAA Private Pilot written exam.