College Accounting: A Career Approach

College Accounting: A Career Approach

by Cathy J. Scott

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College Accounting: A Career Approach by Cathy J. Scott

The twelfth edition of COLLEGE ACCOUNTING: A CAREER APPROACH maintains its dedicated emphasis on the significance of the College Accounting course as true groundwork for students' future classes and jobs, and a greater focus on teaching the fundamentals of accounting from a career development approach. This text builds student skills in the areas of accounting knowledge, technology, communication, ethics, and critical thinking, providing students the skills needed to be successful in life and work. With a focus on small business, COLLEGE ACCOUNTING: A CAREER APPROACH, Twelfth Edition, provides real-world context that keeps chapter content relevant and vital.

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ISBN-13: 9781305654525
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/01/2015

About the Author

Cathy J. Scott is currently Associate Professor of Accounting and Accounting Program Coordinator at Navarro College. She is a proud recipient of Navarro College's Teaching of Excellence Award. Professor Scott received her bachelor's degree from Nazareth College, MBA from Amberton University, a postgraduate accounting degree from Keller Graduate School of Management, and is currently ABD in her PhD program at Capella University. Professor Scott made a career shift into academics after a 25-year accounting and consulting career within the automotive industry. She has been a popular seminar speaker in the area of accounting and financial management for automotive and recreational vehicle manufacturers, as well as dealer associations. She has also written numerous accounting-related articles for various automotive publications. Professor Scott is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges, the American Accounting Association, and the Texas Community College Association. Professor Scott has served in various regional and national positions with the American Accounting Association, including co-chair for the 2013 Conference on Teaching and Learning. She is also the past chair for the accounting section of the Texas Community College Association. In recent years, Professor Scott has spoken on numerous occasions about effective online learning techniques and using innovative teaching technology in the area of accounting. In her free time, Professor Scott enjoys spending time with her family on her farm in North Texas, in addition to raising and showing her Arabian horses.

Table of Contents

1. Asset, Liability, Owner's Equity, Revenue, and Expense Accounts. 2. T Accounts, Debits and Credits, Trial Balance, and Financial Statements. 3. The General Journal and the General Ledger. 4. Adjusting Entries and the Work Sheet 5. Closing Entries and the Post-Closing Trial Balance. Capstone Appendix. Financial Statement Analysis and Cash Flows using QuickBooks. 6. Bank Accounts, Cash Funds, and Internal Controls. 7. Employee Earnings and Deductions. 8. Employer Taxes, Payments, and Reports. 9. Sales and Purchases. 10. Cash Receipts and Cash Payments. 11. Work Sheet and Adjusting Entries. 12. Financial Statements, Closing Entries, and Reversing Entries. Capstone. QuickBooks Analysis Activities: Comparative Financial Statements and the Statement of Cash Flows. Appendix A: Methods of Depreciation. Appendix B: Bad Debts. Appendix C: Inventory Methods. Appendix D: Notes Receivable/Notes Payable. Appendix E: Departmental Accounting (online only).

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