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College of Business

Course Syllabus

ACT121 - Payroll Accounting

Credit Hours: 4

Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of accounting for payroll. Subject matter includes daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly payroll activities and reports. The legal aspects of payroll accounting are also covered. Both manual and computerized payroll systems are reviewed.

Course Prerequisites


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

Note: Within the SLOs above, the student will be able to do the following after finishing this course:

Assessment of Outcomes

Specified on the course schedule/outline

Grading System
Letter GradeRangeDefinition
A 90-100 Excellent
B 80-89 Above Average
C 70-79 Average
D 60-69 Below Average
F 0-59 Failing
W Withdrawal during weeks 1 - 7
WF Withdrawal failing after week 7
NF Failing – Not actively engaged

For more details about the Grading System, please see the current catalog.

Active Participation

Students must be actively engaged in the course. For a definition of active engagement, please see the current catalog.

Academic Integrity

Cheating and plagiarism are serious offenses against the University’s academic integrity and are consequently strictly prohibited. All students must familiarize themselves with the University policy on Academic Integrity.

Penalties for cheating and plagiarism are described in the University policy on Academic Integrity in the catalog. They include failure of the assignment, failure for the course, or dismissal from the University. For the complete Cheating/Plagiarism policy, please see the current catalog.

Students with Disabilities

Students who have disabilities that may impact their performance in this course should follow the process described under the heading Accommodations for the Disabled in the current catalog.

Discipline (Program) Specific Information

Date of last review: Unknown