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Computerized Accounting and Bookkeeping

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As a condensed version of our A.A.S. In Accounting program, our Computerized Accounting and Bookkeeping program, is an introduction to accounting and finance. This program provides a basic understanding of accounting techniques used in day-to-day business operations.  

Gain the skills needed for your career path in business and financial service accounting. Graduates seek career opportunities for positions with bookkeeping responsibilities in industries such as banking, insurance, and real estate.

Program Goals and Highlights

  • Learn the importance and application of basic accounting principles
  • Become knowledgable in budgeting, payroll, cash flow, and federal regulations
  • Experience accounting software used in business today
  • Prepares you for an entry-level job working with banking, financial or payroll systems

Program Quick Facts

Award Level Certificate
Program Length 2 Semesters / 1 Year
Program Hours 30 credit hours
Start Date Twice a year / Spring, Fall
Program Tuition $8,600

Trained personnel who can apply their computer skills to accomplish essential business tasks are in high demand as accounting clerks, bookkeepers, data processing clerks, and payroll clerks. Graduates are qualified to address the bookkeeping responsibilities in most companies, and may secure jobs in industries such as banking, insurance, and real estate.

Entrance Requirements

Students must be 18 years of age or older to enter this program. Entry into the Computerized Accounting and Bookkeeping program requires proficiency in mathematics and English as determined by the following criteria:
• Achieving a minimum composite score of 21 on the Wonderlic SLE or a minimum score of 18 on the ACT English Competency and 22 on the ACT Mathematics Competency exams. Other standardized test scores may be considered by the Academic Dean.

Course Descriptions

CourseDescriptionCredit Hours
ACC 111 Accounting Principles 4
ACC 112 Accounting Systems and Procedures 2
ACC 212 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 114 Intermediate Accounting I 4
ACC 122 Computer Accounting Applications and Payroll 2
BUS 112 Principles of Marketing 3
ACC 211 Income Tax Accounting 3
BUS 111 Introduction to Business
3
BUS 113 Business Law I 3
MTH 192 General Statistics 3
  Total 30

 

Disclosure

The name and U.S. Department of labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code of the occupations that the program prepares students to enter:

Broad Occupation: 43-3030
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Minor Group: 43-3000
Financial Clerks

Major Group: 43-0000
Office and Administrative Support Occupations

The on-time graduation rate for students completing the program (2011-2012)

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Program Tuition Fee

Books & Supplies (estimated)

$8,600

$1,359

Job Placement Rate for students completing the program
 (2012-2013)

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The median Loan Debt incurred by students who completed the program (2012-2013)

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