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Accounting

Accounting

Sophia’s Accounting course helps you master the fundamental principles and procedures of the modern practice of accounting. You will gain practical experience with bookkeeping and preparing financial reports within the context of operating a sole proprietorship. Full Description

3 semester credits

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Description

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Sophia's Accounting course helps you gain mastery of the fundamental principles and procedures of the modern practice of accounting. In this course, you will gain practical experience with bookkeeping and preparing financial reports within the context of operating a sole proprietorship. You will use a problem solving approach to actively apply key concepts of introductory accounting to realistic case studies.

In Sophia's Accounting course, you will complete a series of formative and summative assessments comprised of 12 Challenge assessments and 4 Milestone assessments and tied to the following learning outcomes:

  • Identify accounting fundamentals.
  • Analyze financial reporting.
  • Apply principles of accounting for merchandising operations.
  • Analyze advanced accounting topics.

The Accounting course provides you access to Sophia's Many Ways™ learning model. This model provides you with multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each learning objective. With this unique model, you can find a method that appeals to your individual learning preference.

Reviews

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by Courtney H. on August 18, 2018
I loved the option of choosing different instructors for the tutorials.
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by Johnelle S. on August 6, 2018
enjoyed this course
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by Tyler R. on August 5, 2018
Very challenging but I had a lot of key takeaways.
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by Michael L. on July 10, 2018
The course was fine. I didn't have a preferred instructor but they all had similar information so it worked for me. The bad part is the ID verification after you've completed all the milestones. I understand there has to be some type of verification for online courses but after my first ProctorU exam, I felt like I was being arrested or something. The experience was awful, it 45 minutes from the time my milestone was to begin, to actually be able to take the exam because of all the verification. And God forbid if your child or anyone else happens to walk in the room while you're taking it. I can honestly say, if I have to go through all of that to complete every course, I will no longer take any courses through this program.
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by Emily L. on July 8, 2018
This class was difficult but the tutorials were extremely clear and helpful. I would not watch the instructor Victoria, she is slow and not as clear.
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by Donna R. on July 3, 2018
There were several mistakes on the practice quizzes which made it difficult to assess progress.
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by Eric A. on June 25, 2018
Good course, informative.
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by Georgeanna M. on June 20, 2018
I loved the way the course was presented and being able to work at my own pace. Evan McLaughlin was a great instructor. I am looking forward to the next class I am scheduled to take through Sophia.

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    A: Sophia courses are not eligible for most third party payment methods, and must be paid for by credit or debit card. Tuition is due at the time of course registration. Sophia offers both full and partial payment plans as part of the registration process.
  • Q: When do the courses start and how long do I have to complete a course?
    A: You choose your own start date and have 60 days to complete each course. However, because the courses are self-paced, you can complete them in fewer than 60 days.
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    A: You do not need any textbooks for Sophia courses. All material is taught by video and text-based tutorials that are in the course room, and are included in the cost.
  • Q: How am I graded in the course?
    A: Your overall score is derived from how you do on two types of assessments: Challenges, which are formative assessments, and Milestones, which are summative assessments. Sophia’s English Composition I, Foundations of English Composition, and Public Speaking courses also include written assignments, called Touchstones, that also contribute to your overall score.
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