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Accounting Clerk

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 29 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Accounting Clerk certificate program is to prepare students with little or no office experience who desire to rapidly acquire skills for entry-level accounting employment by educating students in basic accounting, keyboarding, and data entry, for possible employment as a general bookkeeper, accounting clerk, accounts receivable clerk, accounts payable clerk, 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; OFACS 132; TYPE 120; TYPE 121; WP 161

Spring Semester 1:
ACCTG 120; BUS 110; ACCTG 115; ACCTG 108; OFACS 232


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ACCTG 105BOOKKEEPING/ACCOUNTING I 3
ACCTG 108ACCOUNTING USING QUICK BOOKS 3
ACCTG 115PAYROLL ACCOUNTING 3
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BUS 110INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3
OFACS 132ELECTRONIC SPREADSHEETS 3
OFACS 232ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS 3
TYPE 120KEYBOARD/WORD PROCESSING I 3
TYPE 121KEYBOARDING/WORD PROCESSING II 3
WP 161DATA ENTRY 1

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, Hospitality, and Information Systems Department

Technology Center

Room 205

(309) 694-5558

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