This course covers small business accounting using Peachtree software or QuickBooks software. Topics include creating a chart of accounts, recording customer and vendor transactions, processing payroll, and printing reports. In addition, setting up a new company is covered as well as advanced topics such as exporting Excel software and using QuickBooks audit trail. Emphasis is placed on how such systems safequard the assets of the firm to insure the integrity of the reporting system. Special journal entries and subsidiary ledgers are covered. Significant out-of-class independent computer laboratory time is required of all students.