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Accounting Clerk
Certificate of Proficiency

The Accounting Clerk program prepares students for an entry level accounting position. Some advancement is possible with this background, but students may wish to acquire additional training in accounting to allow broader advancement opportunities. Prerequisite: demonstrate proficiency in math, reading, and English.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this program should be able to:

  1. Perform basic bookkeeping and accounting tasks both manually and on the computer.

  2. Demonstrate the relationships among the various business functions such as accounting, finance, marketing, purchasing, operations, and human resources.

  3. Demonstrate computer proficiency on the computer keyboard and ten-key calculator as well as Quick Books Pro.

  4. Prepare written and oral business communications.

  5. Demonstrate familiarity with business law concepts such as contract law and the Uniform Commercial Code.

Recommended course schedule:

Fall Quarter

ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I 5
BTEC 210 Word I 5
H R 110 Human Relations-Workplace 5
  Total Credits 15

Winter Quarter

ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II 5
BTEC 214 Excel I 5
BUS 121 Business Math 5
BTEC 221 Business Communications 5
  Total Credits 20

Spring Quarter

ACCT 130 Basic Computer Accounting 3
ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III 5
BUS& 201 Business Law 5
  Total Credits 13

Gainful Employment Disclosure

The U.S. Education Department's Gainful Employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students.

Estimated Quarterly Program Costs

(subject to change without notice)

Tests: ASSET/COMPASS
$15
Resident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*
$1427
US Citizen Nonresident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*
$1576
Non US Citizen Nonresident Tuition (15 credits) and fixed fees*
$3381
Books and supplies (estimate)
$427
Lab fees
Refer to quarterly class schedule

For Gainful Employment information please click "here".

*Tuition is subject to change due to State Legislative actions

(Updated 2013)