May 25, 2020
ACCTG 240 - CO-OP Work Experience 5 Credits
Students combine classroom theory with practical work experience. Experience gained in the workplace is related to the student’s field of study or career goals.
Instructor Permission Required Yes
Course Note This course requires work experience to be coordinated with the instructor.
Designed to Serve All students enrolled in an accounting certificate or AAS degree program.
Active Date 2012-09-28
Grading System Decimal Grade
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-5
Class Limit 40
Contact Hours: Lecture 0 Lab 0 Worksite 150 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 150
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
1. Career development or exploration through work experience.
2. Setting and accomplishing goals.
3. Applying classroom knowledge to a work environment.
4. Developing and employing successful work habits and attitudes.
5. Building communication skills.
Student Learning Outcomes
Analyzing business transactions, classifying the transaction, measuring the dollar amount, recording the transaction in accordance with accepted accounting principles and tax regulations.
Summarizing accounting data to general ledgers, trial balances and work sheets, financial statements, annual reports, regulatory agency reports, tax returns, or management reports.
Documenting and communicating through written or oral reports, statements, images, and/or data to owners of the economic entity.
Analyzing and interpreting business transactions, financial data, and notes to make recommendations about the allocation of resources and to assess the implications and consequences of conclusions.
Using accounting information and other information to make recommendations (for example, short term budget and long range business plan or financial analysis) about future operations.
Using accounting information as feedback to assess prior decisions by comparing those decisions to actual results and determining the impact of differences.
Performing duties individually or in teams in accordance with accepted accounting rules and regulations, laws, ethical standards, employment agreements, and cooperative education course requirements.
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