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ACC-1712-VO01F - Special Topics: Fundamentals of QuickBooks

Synonym: 198932
Location: Online
Credits: 1
Day/Times: Meets online
Semester Dates: 09-08-2020 to 12-21-2020
Last day to drop without a grade: 09-28-2020 - Refund Policy
Last day to withdraw (W grade): 11-09-2020 - Refund Policy
Faculty: Denise Payea | View Faculty Credentials
Open Seats/Section Limit: 15/16 (as of 06-03-20 11:15 AM)

Comments: Flex section - students will work at their own pace to complete course objectives by the end of the term. Contact a CCV advisor for more information about this format.

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to QuickBooks Pro accounting software including setting up a new company and chart of accounts; recording transactions with customers, vendors and employees; managing lists; running and customizing reports; changing forms; and generating letters. Recommended prior learning: Financial Accounting or working knowledge of accounting.

Essential Objectives:

1. Compare and contrast online and desktop versions of QuickBooks.
2. Describe the benefits of using QuickBooks.
3. Learn to set up a QuickBooks accounting system for a new company including chart of accounts, adding customers, adding vendors, adding employees, and customizing invoices.
4. Practice writing checks, making deposits, reconciling banks statements, and entering credit card charges using QuickBooks.
5. Practice adding customers, adding jobs, recording cash sales, invoicing, printing customer reports, and receiving payment on invoices in QuickBooks.
6. Practice paying and entering bills, paying sales tax and payroll taxes, paying employees, and printing both vendor and payroll reports in QuickBooks.
7. Review and understand financial reports including balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and cash flow statements.


Fall 2020 textbook data will be available on May 13. On that date a link will be available below that will take you to eCampus, CCV's bookstore. The information provided there will be for this course only. Please see this page for more information regarding the purchase of textbooks.

The last day to use a Financial Aid advance to purchase textbooks is the 3rd Tuesday of the semester. See your financial aid counselor at your academic center if you have any questions.

Contact Faculty:

Email: Denise Payea
Hiring Coordinator for this course: Debra Grant

Accessibility Services for Students with Disabilities: CCV strives to mitigate barriers to course access for students with documented disabilities. To request accommodations, please

  1. Provide disability documentation to the Accessibility Coordinator at your academic center.
  2. Request an appointment to meet with accessibility coordinator to discuss your request and create an accommodation plan.
  3. Once created, students will share the accommodation plan with faculty. Please note, faculty cannot make disability accommodations outside of this process.

Academic Honesty: CCV has a commitment to honesty and excellence in academic work and expects the same from all students. Academic dishonesty, or cheating, can occur whenever you present -as your own work- something that you did not do. You can also be guilty of cheating if you help someone else cheat. Being unaware of what constitutes academic dishonesty (such as knowing what plagiarism is) does not absolve a student of the responsibility to be honest in his/her academic work. Academic dishonesty is taken very seriously and may lead to dismissal from the College.

Course description details subject to change. Please refer to this document frequently.

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