Course Descriptions & Prerequisites

  • Students should consult KCC’s 2014-15 Academic Catalog and the course equivalency guides located in the Academic Advising office for specific transfer information.
  • The specific amount of the lab fee will vary with current costs of materials and is published in each semester’s schedule of classes.
  • For a more comprehensive coverage of course content and requirements, students are invited to use the collection of course syllabi located in the respective departments’ office area.
  • Some Kellogg Community College course have prerequisite requirements that must be met before you can register. Prerequisites are listed at the end of each course description. Select your course of study and make sure you have the appropriate knowledge and/or skills to be successful in the course in which you wish to enroll.
  • Certain course prerequisites can be overridden by the department chair or director responsible for the course.

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  • ACCO 101
    4 CR
    An introductory course in accounting which includes the recording and reporting of business transactions, completing the accounting cycle, and preparation of financial statements. Through exercises and problems, the student gains an understanding of the accounting process and the steps that result in financial statements. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: Prerequisite: an ASSET reading score (RE) of 36, or a COMPASS reading score of 65, or a "C" in TSRE 75
  • ACCO 102
    4 CR
    A continuation of ACCO 101, including the accounting for partnerships and corporations. Topics include income taxes, long-term liabilities, budgeting, and manufacturing/cost accounting. The objective is to give students an overview of generally accepted accounting principles and their importance in business. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: ACCO 101
  • ACCO 205
    4 CR
    An accounting course designed to give the student a hands-on experience processing financial records using a general ledger software package. Through the use of business projects, the student will become proficient in the use of accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, fixed assets, and general ledger. All projects will be completed using a Windows driven software package. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: ACCO 101
  • ACCO 211
    4 CR
    A course designed to follow and expand upon the material learned in the accounting principles series. The course includes the study of cash, inventory, receivables, investments, property and equipment, current and long-term liabilities, and equity. The student will become proficient in using commercial accounting software on a microcomputer to maintain a general ledger and to prepare computerized financial statements. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: ACCO 102
  • ACCO 251
    4 CR
    Cost accounting is the branch of accounting that deals with the planning, measurement, and control of costs. While all types of businesses (service, merchandising, and manufacturing) must have accurate and reliable cost information, the traditional focus of cost accounting has been on manufacturing costs and activities. Manufacturing is the transforming of raw materials into finished products by incurring factory costs. To reinforce the principles of cost accounting, the student will complete a practice set for a manufacturing company. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: ACCO 102
  • ACCO 252
    4 CR
    A comprehensive introductory course in tax return preparation. Emphasis will be placed on tax issues and return preparation for individuals and unincorporated businesses. Primary focus is on the development of working familiarity with tax forms, documentation, and solution of tax problems affecting individuals. Federal taxation emphasized. Lab Fee
    Prerequisites: None