Students develop the ability to record business transactions and prepare financial statements
for a small business enterprise. Topics include accounting and the business environment;
recording business transactions; adjusting entries; closing entries and completing the accounting
cycle; merchandising accounting; accounting information systems; internal control and cash;
receivables; property, plant and equipment; goodwill and intangible assets; and current
liabilities and payroll accounting.
- Analyze business events, using accounting and financial terms.
- Record business events as entries in general, special, and multi-column journals.
- Post journal entries to the general and subsidiary ledger accounts.
- Balance the general and subsidiary ledgers.
- Prepare classified financial statements with supporting schedules.
- Prepare end-of-period adjusting and closing journal entries.
- Account for a merchandising business, including its inventories and receivables.
- Control cash transactions and prepare bank reconciliations.
- Account for payroll at a rudimentary level.
- Module 1: Accounting and the Business Environment
- Module 2: Recording Business Transactions
- Module 3: Measuring Business Income: The Adjustment Process
- Module 4: Completing the Accounting Cycle
- Module 5: Merchandising Operations and Accounting for Merchandise Inventory
- Module 6: Accounting Information Systems
- Module 7: Internal Control and Cash
- Module 8: Receivables
- Module 9: Property, Plant, and Equipment: Goodwill; and Intangible Assets
- Module 10: Current Liabilities and Payroll
Required text and materials
The following materials are required for this course:
Miller-Nobles, T. L., Mattison, B., Matsumura, E. M., Meissner, C. A., Johnston, J. L., &
Norwood, P. R. (2019). Horngren’s Accounting: Volume 1 plus MyAccountingLab (11th Cdn.
ed.). Toronto, ON: Pearson.
Type: Textbook: ISBN: 978-0-13-535970-9
Note: This textbook comes with access to a companion website: MyAccountingLab that is not
required but recommended for activities and additional practice.
Hand calculator: a calculator may be helpful for basic calculations. However, if you intend to
continue with more advanced accounting courses in the future, you might consider buying a
financial calculator, such as the Texas Instruments "Business Analyst" calculator, now.
Please be aware that should your course have a final exam, you are responsible for the fee to the online proctoring service, ProctorU, or to the in-person approved Testing Centre. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about this.
To complete this course successfully, you must achieve a passing grade of 50% or higher on the
overall course and 50% or higher on the mandatory Final Exam.
|Final Exam (mandatory)
Open Learning Faculty Member Information
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Students will receive the necessary contact information at the start of the course.