College Accounting uses an integrated approach to teach accounting.  Students first learn how businesses plan for and evaluate their operating, financing and investing decisions and then how accounting systems gather and provide data to internal and external decisions makers.  This year-long course covers all the learning objectives of a traditional college level financial accounting course, plus those from a managerial accounting course. Topics include an introduction to accounting, accounting information systems, time value of money, and accounting for merchandising firms, sales and receivables, fixed assets, debt and equity. Other topics include statement of cash flows, financial ratios, cost-volume profit analysis and variance analysis.

Introduction to Business introduces students to the world of business and prepares them for the economic roles of consumer, worker, and citizen. This course will serve as a background for other, more detailed business courses, such as economics, accounting, marketing as well as preparation for financial literacy and consumer decision making.  You’ll compare and contrast sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations – and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Learn economic principles such as the relationship of supply and demand. This course is designed to encourage creativity and entrepreneurial thinking. You will explore the functions of modern business management, ethics, and social responsibility that can improve or tarnish a brand. You will complete this class with a more complete understanding of business practices and an appreciation for the importance of business in society.

This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental concepts of programming including language syntax, control structures, and the structure of a program. This course provides students with a basic foundation in planning and creating interactive Windows applications using the task-driven, object-oriented programming language, Java. The fundamental concepts of programming will be studied, including language syntax, control structures, and the structure of a program.  Java programming language will be used for this course.


This course is for any student interested in how businesses maintain their financial records or in maintaining their own personal financial records. It is especially pertinent for students with the following career objectives: Business Administration, Computer Science, Law, Accounting, Marketing, Self-Employment/Entrepreneurship, International Business, Banking and Finance, Administrative Assistant, and many entry-level positions in business.

This semester course is designed to develop a basic understanding of computer concepts and computer application skills for personal and business use.  This course introduces a historical perspective of computing, hardware, software, and information systems and explores their integration and application in business and other segments of society. Students will be introduced to Webpage Design by designing and building a website. Business applications covered are on networked computers using Microsoft Office 2010 Professional including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Access. Students will also develop a basic understanding of Microsoft’s Windows 7.  Finally, students will be introduced to the basics of computers such as hardware, software, memory, storage, and the Internet.  College credit can be obtained through North Hennepin Community College.