Computerized Accounting

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This program provides students with knowledge and practical experience in accounting principles and the management of these principles through software package options. Students will learn financial and managerial accounting methods through the automated General Ledger function.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply for entry-level employment in bookkeeping and accounting clerk positions.
  • Analyze, journalize, and post transactions both manually and using computerized accounting software.
  • Maintain a computerized accounting system.
  • Create spreadsheets using electronic spreadsheet programs to be used in the planning and developing of budgets, cash flows, financial statements, and other business records.
  • Maintain payroll records and comply with federal and state reporting requirements.
  • Prepare the following financial statements: Income
  • Statement, State of Retained Earnings, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flow.

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Courses for this program

This is a recommended program course sequence for students who wish to complete their certificate in two years. Part-time students and students starting in the spring or summer semesters can meet with an Advisor to customize their own plan.

Code Course Name Credits
Summer - First Year
ACCT101 Accounting Principles I – Financial 3
Total Semester Credits
Fall - First Year
ENGL101 English Composition I 3
COMS110 Computer Concepts & Applications 3
ACCT102 Accounting Principles II – Managerial 3
ACCT107 Computerized Accounting** 3
ACCT205 Payroll Accounting** 3
Total Semester Credits
Spring - First Year
MATH900 Math Gen Ed Requirement* 3
GSOC000 Social Science Gen Ed Requirement* 3
BUSA101 Introduction to Business 3
BUSA190 Business Applications using
Electronic Spreadsheets***
Total Semester Credits

*General Education & Elective courses: Choose from the list of approved courses in the College Catalog.

**Course only offered in fall

***Course only offered in spring

Students may choose to first take some developmental courses that are designed to prepare students for the college level coursework in their academic plan. This may add to the students’ completion time.

The number of credits students take each semester will determine when the student will complete his/her program of study.