With the spring semester looming large, it’s time for returning students and those new to a college career to lock in their schedule. Daytona State College offers an easy-access no-cost session in early January to make registration a simple one-stop process.
Enrollment Day on Saturday, Jan. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the college’s Daytona Beach Campus provides an opportunity for students to complete everything from admission to registration.
How it works: Students start by completing a Daytona State application (apply online or download the application from www.DaytonaState.edu), then meet with an Admissions Advisor and Financial Aid Counselor, take an assessment test (if applicable), meet with an Academic Advisor, and then register for class.
Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wetherell Center (Bldg. 100)
1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach
The Daytona State Financial Aid Office will be open to assist with college education financing and will provide assistance to complete the financial aid applications (FAFSA).
Academic Advisors will also be available to talk about unique academic programs such as Honors College and Learning Communities which includes Linked Classes and Daytona State’s award-winning QUANTA program.
NOTE: The college Admissions team also holds on-site admissions at local high schools February through May during the school day. Parents and students should check with their guidance offices for dates and times. DSC admissions advisers can discuss program options and the enrollment process, and admit students on the spot with a checklist for class registration.
Online Tax Class Offered Starting Jan. 13
For people who want a better understanding of the latest tax laws, Daytona State College is offering TAX2000 online. Classes start Jan. 13.
A three-credit, 15-week introductory course, TAX2000 is designed to help people prepare their own tax returns, or assist their accountants or tax preparers with their returns. The book and software used in the course provide the latest tax information. There is no prerequisite to take the course.
Students will learn how to generate tax returns for individuals and self-employed businesses. Topics covered include gross income and exclusions, business expenses and retirement plans, self-employed and employee expenses, itemized and other deductions, credits and special taxes, depreciation, capital gains and losses, withholding, estimated payments and payroll taxes.
The course is taught by Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Jerold Braun, who has worked in the field of public accounting since 1976. His areas of expertise include personal and small business income tax, audits and reviews for small business. Braun has worked for a large, regional CPA firm and as a sole practitioner in his own office.
TAX2000 is part of Daytona State’s 18-hour Accounting Technology Operations-Tax Preparation certificate program for people who are interested in a career in tax preparation. The course also is required for the Accounting Applications/Computerized certificate and the Accounting Technology associate of science degree.