ACC 255: Using Excel® in Accounting

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

ACC 255 provides hands-on training in the use of spreadsheets to solve accounting problems. Coursework involves application of previously acquired accounting skills and knowledge with emphasis on financial and managerial accounting. This course also reviews basic database concepts, and introduces basic Data Analytics concepts and applications in accounting.


Credit for or concurrently enrolled in ACC 201 or the consent of instructor.

Course Outcomes
  • Compile financial data utilizing an electronic spreadsheet, and generate accurate and relevant output.
  • Analyze results of accounting problems and use the results to propose business recommendations.
  • Explain basic database and data analytics concepts and their applications in accounting.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and teamwork skills.