Start by taking a single course
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 2102 Principles of Accounting I
This course examines the fundamental concepts and procedures used in the preparation of the basic financial statements of business entities. It covers generally accepted accounting principles, accounting terminology, and the usefulness of financial statements. Emphasis is placed on accounting for sole proprietorship. Topics covered include: the accounting cycle, financial statements, control of cash inventories, plants assets, current liabilities and payroll accounting.Learning Outcomes:
- Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor.
- Prepare an income statement, statement of owner’s equity, and balance sheet.
- Record transactions in the general journal.
- Journalize and post adjusting, closing, and reversing entries.
- Record sales on account, credit card sales, sales returns, and cash receipts.
- Reconcile monthly bank statement.
- Compute and record payroll taxes and adjustments for accrued and prepaid items.
- Demonstrate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of the understanding of accounting concepts and constructs.