Accounting I 8170
(Accelerated Option Available*) 8169
Grades 10, 11, 12 .5 credit
Dual Credit Option Available

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Accounting is often referred to as the language of business. This course is a must have for students who plan to pursue any business-related degree or career. Accounting I provides an understanding of the basic elements and concepts of accounting systems. Students will learn how to prepare Balance Sheets, Income Statements, Profit/Loss Statements, and other pertinent financial documents businesses report at the end of their fiscal periods. Accounting provides the foundation necessary to become an accountant, pursue a career in finance or corporate management, to work in government, or even become an entrepreneur. Accounting is the one field with 360 degrees of possibilities. A field trip to the Green Bay Packers complex to meet with the Accounting department is part of this course.

Course fee applies.

*Students interested in taking the Accelerated Accounting Course need to know the following:
-Responsible for Challenge Exercise each Chapter
-Each student is responsible for summarizing a chapter to three chapters each quarter in the Help! Forum
-Will individually manage Fantasy Accountant Team
-Will complete Accountopoly Challenge/Draft required week before grades close
*It is also recommended that you join the Millionaires Club and participate in the event(s)

Based on past experience, the total additional time you spend on accelerated activities will be between 12-16 hours with 3-6 of those coming at the end of the semester.

2012 Accounting Class @ Lambeau Field

Accounting Rap

  • Having the world's largest association representing the accounting profession on your college and job applications
  • Access to the AICPA News Update and CPA Letter Daily via email as well as the ability to access the online version of the Journal of Accountancy
  • The opportunity to apply for scholarships that help you get into the CPA profession
  • More info about the opportunities in accounting that will help you get a jump on your career plans

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