Accounting Operations Technical Certificate

Accounting Operations Technical Certificate
Type: Tech Cert
Major Code : ACCOP-CC
CIP: 0552030203
Educational Plan: ACCOP-CC

Program Description

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in accounting and business. The content introduces students to the process of data entry into accounting software programs and includes the preparation, presentation and analysis of financial reports. Accounting skills are taught manually and through the use of accounting software. This certificate is upward compatible with the A.S. degree, Administrative Office Management or the A.S. degree, Accounting Technology.
Available Courses
Required Courses
18
This course provides instruction and practice in the fundamentals of accounting. Selected topics include accounts payable and receivable, cash control systems, worksheets, financial statements, adjusting and closing entries, purchases and cash payments, sales and cash receipts and payroll. This course may be used to provide a foundation for financial accounting. Activities are recorded manually and in an accounting software program. Lab fee required.
In this course, students will learn to use Quickbooks, a computerized accounting software program. Selected topics include setting up a company, setting up and modifying a chart of accounts, tracking invoices and customer payments, entering and paying bills, tracking inventory, using banking features and preparing financial reports. Lab fee required.
Students in this course will master the keyboard by touch. Business letters, reports, envelopes, labels and memos are taught using Microsoft Word. This course is for students with little or no keyboarding experience.
This course develops effective oral and written business communication skills to create successful human relations. Communication skills are taught in the four language areas: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Studies include grammar, proofreading, editing and business communication composition.
The purpose of this course is to provide students hands-on training using Excel for business, professional and personal use. The student will gain an in-depth understanding of a spreadsheet program. The student will create, edit and format spreadsheets and graphs, work with formulas and functions, sort, filter and subtotal data lists and create and edit macros.
This course is designed to enable students to use mathematics to solve real-world business problems. Areas covered include checking accounts, using equations to solve business problems, calculating trade discounts, markup and markdown, payroll and computing interest for notes.
Total Credits:
18

Textbook information will be available online for each term's courses 45 days prior to the first day of classes for the term.

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