Fall 2014 @Kauai CC

Credit Hours:
Becky Santos
Instructional Mode:
Instructional Mode:
08/25/2014 - 10/17/2014
Schedule Notes:
Course delivery is generally through the use of Internet contents and virtual office meetings. Students MUST check emails regularly to keep up with announcements, homework, assignments, exams, etc.

Please check your MYUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations and UH system announcements.

Course announcements are posted directly on to our Laulima course site; however, students will also receive messages on their MyUH portal (your email account). You should check the website or your MyUH for recent announcements.

This course will also be using to facilitate assignments, discussions, projects, etc. Course updates will be posted to the course webpage. Students are encouraged to activate the notification preferences for prompt information.

Both asynchronous and synchronous modes will be used in this course. Students are encouraged to work at their own pace, asynchronously. However, certain situations may call for synchronicity, such as group projects and tutoring sessions.

Course Restrictions:
If you have a disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability and the support you need, you are invited to contact the Student Services at your respective campuses through the following link:

Important Registration and Withdrawal Deadline Information
08/24/2014 Last day to register
N/A Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
09/04/2014 Last day to receive 50% tuition refund
09/04/2014 Last day to drop (No "W" on transcript)
09/25/2014 Last day to withdraw from class ("W" on transcript)
Course Requirements:
1. Convey financial information clearly and appropriately to the audience and purpose.

2. Organize, analyze, interpret, and present timely and accurate financial information.

3. Apply accounting principles and techniques as needed.

4. Use standard and emerging technologies to perform basic office functions and to improve quality and productivity.

5. Maintain professional and personal development.

6. Demonstrate work attitude, behavior, and appearance that contribute to continued employability.

7. Use critical thinking skills that reflect legal and ethical standards and values of the accounting profession.

1) Define accounting.

2) Analyze and record the effects of business transactions on a firm's assets, liabilities, and owner's equity and record these effects in an accounting equation form.

3) Prepare adjustments for unrecorded business transactions.

4) Perform the accounting cycle for both a service and merchandising company from source documents to financial statements.

5) Describe ethical issues and violations in accounting and/or business

6) Describe employer payroll reporting and payment responsibilities.
Course Prerequisites:
ENG 22 Qualified
Course Description:
This course introduces basic accounting principles and practices for a service and merchandising sole proprietorship. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the procedures involved in the basic accounting cycle and apply those procedures to the recording and reporting of accounting data at the introductory level. The student will be able to maintain specialized journals and subsidiary ledgers, and demonstrate an understanding of banking procedures and payroll accounting at the introductory level.
Technical Requirements:
The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.


It is also required that you obtain a UH Email account. Please go to the following URL for more information:


Students will be allowed access to once they complete a series of introductory assignments related to technology skills and the course commitment.
Additional Notes:
THIS ONLINE COURSE IS PART OF THE FAST-TRACK CERTIFICATE PROGRAM. Most courses in this program are COMPRESSED into 8-WEEK or shorter modules that allow students to obtain certificates in as little as 24 weeks. Classes in the fast-track program are designed to be taken as a suite of courses leading to a certificate. It is STRONGLY recommended that students who are taking this class in pursuit of a certificate also register in these two 16-week long classes: BUS 175 (CRN 42296) and BUSN 189 (CRN 42301). For more information about the Fast Track program and recommended course schedules, click here: Email: Special Approval: Instructor Approval
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 15:56:05