Dec 19, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

ACNT 2345 - Technical Writing for Accountants


3 Credits (3 hrs. Lec.) Examination and application of effective written business and accounting communications. This course may also be offered for qualifying education credit for CPA examinations by Texas community colleges that meet Texas State Board of Public Accountancy standards. This course is for students who possess a Bachelor's degree and is part of the Advanced Technical Certificate in Professional Accountancy. Licensing/Certification Agency: State Board of Public Accountancy. You must contact Karen Russom at: Karen.N.Russom@lonestar.edu to register for this course. Prerequisite: Enrollment in Professional Accountancy ATC (C4_ACC4), ACNT 2303  or ACNT 1371  
Course Outcomes
1 - Demonstrate the ways in which technical writing differs from academic writing.
2 - Select appropriate communication methods for various situations and audiences.
3 - Research and prepare business reports.
4 - Prepare business documents using proper grammar and appropriate business style.
5 - Conduct research using electronic library resources and the internet for the preparation of written and oral business reports.
6 - Prepare effective business presentations for a variety of contexts.
7 - Critique oral communications/critique and edit written communications to improve skills.
8 - Distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate interpersonal communication skills for business.
9 - Use communication technology appropriately and effectively.