Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ACC                                     Course Number: 250                                    
Course Title: Introduction to Accounting
Subject: Accounting
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


The course will consider topics that are basic to the accounting process while giving attention to criminal accounting manipulations. Students completing this course will have a broad understanding of the accounting cycle. Students will gain knowledge of the basic accounts found in an accounting system including: revenues, expenses, assets, lliabilities and equity accounts. Students will learn how to prepare basic financial statements and analyze them to determine the fiscal viability of an organization. Attention will be given to cases involving accounting scandals and frauds. This course prepares students for the Introduction to Forensic Accounting.

Prerequisite: ENG 101.
Start Date:    09/27/2004                         End Date: