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Accounting Technician

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 32 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Accounting Technician Certificate program is to prepare students with office experience the skills necessary for employment in accounting or an accounting related field. The Technician program provides education in accounting for personal income taxes and managerial decision-making using accounting information, in addition to basic accounting and payroll accounting. The Technician program prepares students for possible employment as a bookkeeper, payroll clerk, or similar positions in other areas of accounting, with manufacturers, the service industry, accounting firms, financial institutions, insurance companies, and not-for-profit and governmental organizations.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
ACCTG 105; BUS 110; ACCTG 113; Communicaton; OFACS 132

Spring Semester 1:
ACCTG 120; ACCTG 115; ACCTG 108; OFACS 232

Summer Semester 1:
ACCTG 121


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
COMMUNICATION *3
ACCTG 105BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTING I 3
ACCTG 108ACCOUNTING USING QUICK BOOKS 3
ACCTG 113TAX ACCOUNTING 3
ACCTG 115PAYROLL ACCOUNTING 3
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 121MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BUS 110INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
OFACS 132ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS 3
OFACS 232ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS 3

* COMM 110, 113, 212; ENGL 110, 125.

Students should "Petition to Graduate" during the next to last semester of study.  The form is available in the Admissions/Records Office, L211.

For Program Information Contact:

Business, Hospiltailty, and Information Systems Department

Technology Center

Room 205

(309) 694-5558