ACCT 172 Small Business Computerized Accounting • 5 Cr.


Applies computer software solutions to specific accounting problems. Topics include accounts receivable, accounts payable, depreciation, payroll, ledgers, and financial statements. Recommended: ACCT 101 or ACCT& 201.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Analyze and record financial transactions using accounting software.
  • Prepare the payroll for a service or a merchandising business.
  • Prepare revenue and payroll tax forms for state or federal government.
  • Prepare end-of-period transactions.
  • Create, print, and analyze financial statements and reports using accounting software.
  • Analyze the effects of transactions on the fundamental accounting equation.
  • Complete a computerized recordkeeping system of accounting.
  • Complete a standardized certification exam Discuss the use and application of ethics in computerized financial accounting.