Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Business Administration: Accounting Technician (CC)

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year program leading to a certificate in accounting offers students the opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of accounting principles with an emphasis in applying that understanding to bookkeeping tasks. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Use current computer technologies, especially spreadsheet and accounting software, to perform the duties within an accounting department
  • Balance and reconcile financial information to ensure the accuracy of information
  • Use reconciliation processes when working with data to identify and correct errors
  • Prepare professional financial statements and other reporting documents
  • Model effective customer-service interactions
  • Ability to effectively seek and respond to accounting-related opportunities for increased responsibilities and professional advancement
  • Understand various business functions as they contribute to the success of an organization

Employment possibilities include bookkeeper, accounting clerk, and payroll clerk. Jobs are available in business, industry, government agencies, service industries, and banks.