Last updated 2/12/2014
Certificate Code: 5731
The Accounting Clerk curriculum is offered by the Department of Business and Office Technology Education (QC) and the Department of Business and Technology (EC).
This program is designed to prepare the graduate for employment in small to medium-sized businesses, performing jobs ranging from general office duties to basic accounting tasks.
Course of Study Outline – Suggested Courses (Credit Hours)
2BA 160 — Business Math I (3)
BA 266 — Business Policy (3)
BA 170 — Fundamentals of Accounting I (3)
BA 171 — Fundamentals of Accounting Lab I (1)
BE 145A — Information Processing I or (1)
BE 145B — Information Processing II
COMM 105 — Essentials of English (3)
CIP 130 — Microsoft Excel (3)
BA 110 — Introduction to Business (3)
BA 180 — Fundamentals of Accounting II (3)
BA 181 — Fundamentals of Accounting Lab II (1)
BA 220 — Business Math II (3)
BA 290 — Accounting Applications I (2)
1BE 180 — Business Communications (4)
ACCT 121 — Accounting with QuickBooks or (2)
ACCT 122 — Accounting with Peachtree
Minimum total hours required for certificate (35)
1Students enrolling in BE 180 must have the appropriate COMPASS test score or have taken COMM 105 as a prerequisite.
2Students enrolling in BA 160 must have the appropriate COMPASS test score or have taken MATH 103 or MATH 080 as a prerequisite.
Gainful employment is one important measure that students and parents should pay attention to as they examine colleges and programs. All non-degree programs must be designed to lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation in order to be deemed eligible for federal student aid. These programs are generally less than 2 years in length and result in a certificate.