Accounting

The Accounting Program is focused on preparing students to perform effectively in an entry level position in the field of accounting and business. Students will acquire a wide variety of accounting skills and business knowledge to support their understanding of how accounting affects business decisions. The program is designed for students who do not have accounting, computer and office skills.

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Gainful Employment Information

 

2016-17 Program Dates

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 3/6/2017 (plus internship)
  • 9/26/2016 – 4/17/2017 (plus internship)
  • 12/8/2016 – 6/22/2017 (plus internship)
  • 1/12/2017 – 7/13/2017 (plus internship)

Part-Time (M-Th, 7:30–11:30 a.m. or 12–4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – Fall 2017
  • 10/31/2016 – Fall 2017
  • 4/17/2017 – Spring 2018

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 817.50
  • Total Credit Hours: 39.00
  • Cost per Credit: $84
  • Additional Fees: $1,810
  • Estimated Program Cost: $5,086 (books may add to your final cost)

 

Courses

Code Course Credits
CIS 128 Operating System: Using Windows 3.00
BTE 108 Ten-Key by Touch 1.00
CIS 140 Microsoft Outlook 1.00
CIS 135 Complete PC Word Processing: Word 3.00
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3.00
BTE 156 Business Mathematics with Calculators 4.00
ACC 101 Fundamentals of Accounting 3.00
ACC 102 Fundamentals of Accounting Hands-on Lab 2.00
ACC 245 Computerized Accounting with a Professional Package 3.00
ACC 115 Payroll Accounting 3.00
MAR 160 Customer Service 3.00
COM 101 Employment Strategies 1.00
ACC 121 Accounting Principles I 4.00
BUS 115 Introduction to Business 3.00
BUS 287 Cooperative Education 2.00

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $11.41
  • Annual Salary = $23,727

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $20.87
  • Annual Salary = $43,413

Office Manager

  • Hourly Pay = $37.59
  • Annual Salary = $78,180

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounting Technician
  • Billing Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Collection
  • Data Entry
  • General Office Clerk
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Night Auditor
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Proof Operator
  • Records Clerk or Collections Clerk
  • Supply Clerk
  • Warranty Clerk

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Account-temps
  • Accounting Solutions
  • Accounting Perspectives
  • Accounting Trends
  • Accounting Alternatives
  • State/local government agencies
  • Federal government agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Oil and Gas Companies
  • Hospitality
  • Banks & Credit Unions
  • Communication Industries
  • High Tech Industries
  • Law Firms
  • Research Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Retail
  • Insurance agencies

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