Undergraduate Business Courses

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At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.

Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Business. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as business communication, marketing, finance, human resources and international business.

Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!

*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.

Undergraduate Business Courses

ACT 2104 Principles of Accounting II

Credits : 3
This is a continuation of ACT 2102. It examines reports and information needed by the management of a business to make good decisions. Emphasis is on accounting for corporations and partnerships. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify characteristics of corporations and their organization.
  • Explain characteristics of common and preferred stock.
  • Compute price-earnings ratio and describe its use in analysis.
  • Assess debt features and their implications.
  • Prepare entries to account for notes.
  • Identify and describe the different classes of investments in securities.
  • Describe the format of the statement of cash flows.
  • Analyze the statement of cash flows.
  • Describe standards for comparisons in analysis.
  • Explain the purpose and nature of managerial accounting.
  • Describe accounting concepts useful in classifying.
  • Compute cost of goods sold for a manufacturer.
  • Prepare job cost sheets.
  • Apply job order costing in pricing services.
  • Explain process operations.
  • Compare process cost accounting and job order cost accounting.
  • Identify bases for allocating indirect expenses to departments.
  • Assign overhead costs using two-stage cost.
  • Describe different types of cost behavior.
  • Describe the importance and benefits of budgeting.
  • Prepare each component of a master budget.
  • Prepare and interpret a flexible budget.
  • Explain the importance of capital budgeting.
  • Introduce self and explain course expectations.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
  • Access information efficiently and effectively.
  • Evaluate information critically and competently.
  • Practices ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.

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