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Courses Taught by W. Michael Fagan

Accounting  

ACCT 101 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
Credits: 4.00
Explores the basic structures and concepts of accounting. Accounting processes for a merchandising enterprise, including the entire accounting cycle, are studied in depth. Emphasis is placed on preparation of worksheets, adjusting and closing entries and financial statements. Some additional topics covered in detail are evaluation of inventories, deferrals & accruals, methods of depreciation, bank reconciliations, corporations and bonds payable.
Lecture: 4.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

ACCT 103 - ACCOUNTING FOR SMALL BUSINESS
Credits: 4.00
This course focuses on accounting as applied in the small business setting. Emphasis is placed on small business record keeping from basic journalizing to year-end closing and financial statement preparation. Use of computerized general ledger and other software will be employed to accomplish the above mentioned tasks. Additionally, the course will cover managerial issues and demonstrate use of basic analytical tools for problem solving at the small business level. This course is not recommended for Accounting majors.
Lecture: 4.00 Lab: .00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

ACCT 104 - MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING
Credits: 4.00
Prerequisite: ACCT 101 - Topics covered in this course will enable students to analyze and interpret both historical and estimated data used by management to conduct daily operations, plan future operations, and develop overall business strategies. Statement of Cash Flows, Job Order Costing, Process Costing, Budgeting, Standard Costs, Differential Analysis, and Product Pricing are just some of the topics studied.
Lecture: 4.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

ACCT 203 - INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I
Credits: 4.00
Prerequisite: ACCT 104 - Managerial Accounting. Further develops accounting principles as they apply to classification and presentation of financial information. Topics covered are income statements, balance sheets, capital statements, cash flow, receivables, current liabilities, inventory, fixed assets and present/future value concepts.
Lecture: 4.00 Lab: .00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

ACCT 221 - TAX ACCOUNTING
Credits: 3.00
Prerequisite: ACCT 104 - Managerial Accounting. A study of federal income tax law practice with primary emphasis on application to individual taxpayers. Familiarization with tax forms and their preparation. Brief summary of partnership and corporate taxation.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

ACCT 225 - ACCOUNTING USING MICROCOMPUTERS
Credits: 3.00
Prerequisite: ACCT 101 - Financial Accounting. In this hands-on course, students will do various accounting operations on the microcomputer; journalizing, posting, preparation of trial balance and financial statements, and others. The course also includes a spreadsheet program for use with worksheets and other accounting schedules. No previous computer experience necessary.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

Business  

BUSI 112 - PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
Credits: 3.00
Prerequisite: Introduction to Business Administration. A study of the basic concepts of the management functions in diverse business environments. Emphasis is placed on the functional approach including planning, organizing, staffing, coordinating, directing and controlling.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

BUSI 156 - RISK & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Credits: 3.00
Introduces the fundamental principles of risk and financial management. Content focuses on insurance, consumer and trade credit, budgeting, banking, investing, loans, and other financial considerations facing owners of small business.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business Administration
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

BUSI 161 – BUSINESS MATHEMATICS
Credits: 3.00
Prerequisite: Placement above Math 014. This course helps to enhance a student's analytical skills, while reinforcing basic principles of arithmetic. The student will develop a solid foundation and apply their knowledge to problem solving techniques in disciplines most common to the business environment. Areas of study include review of decimals, equations, percentages, discounts and pricing, simple and compound interest, inventory, depreciation, installment buying and business statistics.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business Administration
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

BUSI 191 - PERSONAL FINANCE
Credits: 3.00
Enables the student to handle everyday financial matters in a more constructive manner. Practical solutions to questions of budgeting, insurance, banking, investing, loans, and other finances are considered.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

BUSI 192 - INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Credits: 3.00
Prerequisite: Managerial Accounting. Introduces the fundamental principles of finance, leading to a sound understanding of the practice and role of financial management in contemporary business. Focuses on the concepts of financial planning and control, with emphasis on the application of financial tools and analytical techniques such as ratio analysis, funds flow management and capital budgeting processes.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

BUSI 221 - FINANCIAL PLANNING & INSTITUTIONS
Credits: 3.00
Prerequisite: Managerial Accounting. Focuses on the management of financial portfolios in a changing financial environment and the evaluation of different investment opportunities. This course meets one of the finance course requirements in preparation for the C.P.A. exam.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

 

Computer Science

CISY 102 - COMPUTER LITERACY
Credits: 3.00
This course is designed to introduce students to a microcomputer and application software. Topics to be discussed include uses of the computer, and the hardware components of a computer system. Students will receive hands-on experience with word processing, computer graphics, spreadsheets, database management, the disk operating system and communications software, through the use of Internet/E- Mail.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 2.00
College: Raritan Valley Community College
Division: Academic
Department: Computer Science
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

CISY 122 - BUSINESS COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Credits: 3.00
For non-majors in Computer Information Systems. The development of business computer systems is studied. Management's use of the computer is emphasized. Computer systems for current and future business applications are analyzed. A variety of business software packages will be used.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 2.00
College: Raritan Valley Community College
Division: Academic
Department: Computer Science
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

CISY 210 - Project Management
Credits:
3.00
Prerequisite(s): CISY 103 - Computer Concepts and Programming  or CISY 102 - Computer Literacy  or permission of instructor.
The course will provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, organize and control a large project. It will introduce the student to basic project management concepts and reinforce those concepts through the use of computerized project management software.
Lecture: 2.00 Lab: 2.00
College: Raritan Valley Community College
Division: Academic
Department: Computer Science
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic

 

Economics  

ECON 210 - MONEY AND BANKING
Credits: 3.00
Prerequisite: Economics I. Explores the practical aspects of money and banking within the economy. Emphasis is given to the changing role of financial institutions as well as new financial instruments. Topics will include money creation, the Federal Reserve, economic stabilization using monetary and fiscal policy as well as the creation of different international monetary systems and their impact on the global economy.
Lecture: 3.00
College: RaritanValleyCommunity College
Division: Academic
Department: Business and Public Service
Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Academic