Accounting Technology

Accounting Technology

The Certificate of Technical Studies in Accounting Technology: Account Clerk provides specialized classroom instruction and practical experiences to prepare students for employment as accounting clerks and assistants or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or current employed in accounting.

The communication and analytical skills, as well as expertise in accounting developed through your classes can help prepare you to not just succeed, but to excel, in the career path of your dreams.

The courses and degree are available both in-person and hybrid formats. 

Academic Area

Business Technology
Science Building 207

About the Certificate of Technical Studies in Accounting Technology: Account Clerk

What You'll Learn 

  • Gain fundamental accounting skills or enhance the skills you already have

  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with industry standards

  • Apply critical-thinking and analytical reasoning

  • Explore the role of technology in finance and accounting

Coursework Examples

  • Gather data and prepare financial statements

  • Using accounting information to make business decisions

  • Learn how to use accounting software and applications

Degree Requirements - 30 Total Required Credits

For additional detailed information on coursework, please visit the Academic Catalog Curriculum.

  • ENGL 1001 - English Composition

  • MATH - College Algebra

  • ACCT 2001 - Introduction to Financial Accounting

  • BADM 1001 - Introduction to Business

  • ISDS 2100 - Microcomputer Applications in Business

  • ACCT 2101 - Introduction to Managerial Accounting

  • ACCT 2102 - Microcomputer Accounting with Excel

  • ACCT 2030 - Fundamentals of Income Tax Preparation

  • ACCT 2105 - QuickBooks Accounting with Payroll

  • FIN - Finance Elective 

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