Course: BE402 - Accounting I

Grade: 10, 11, 12

Subject Area: Business

Type: Standard, Potential College Credit

Credits: 1

Course Information:

Where does all the money go? You wouldn’t go to a foreign country and not learn the language. Accounting is the language of business. Accounting can help you keep track of money for business and personal use. You will use financial information to make decisions and use the computer to solve problems. Accounting skills are essential for personal and business record keeping. Additionally, the accounting field is one of the fastest growing job markets in the United States.


  • Record transactions in a general journal

  • Post journal entries to the general ledger

  • Prepare a trial balance

  • Prepare and analyze financial statements

  • Journalize adjusting and closing entries

  • Prepare post-closing trial balance

  • Maintain a checking account and reconcile a bank statement

  • Prepare payroll

  • Maintain records for depreciation


If you take this course, you must also take BE402-S2 – Accounting I S2