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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Clerk

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Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta, Online

Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Students may start the program sequence Fall or Spring term.

Award: Diploma

Description: Every successful business must have systematic and up-todate records of its financial affairs. Maintaining those records is the job of the bookkeeper/accountant who records day-to-day business transactions in journals and ledgers. Employers may also periodically balance accounts and prepare statements for administrative officers showing such things as accounts receivable, accounts payable and profit and loss. They may also prepare state and federal tax returns. This program is designed to prepare you for employment as an accounting clerk, bookkeeper or payroll clerk. You will receive not only conceptual training, but actual “hands-on” training that will provide you with the important abilities needed for success.

Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process .

Minimum Credits: 34

Course Sequence

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to demonstrate financial accounting skills to solve problems.
  • Students will be able to construct written documents that meet professional standards when dealing with organizations’ stakeholders.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate professional and human relation skills necessary in both business clients and personal consumers.
  • Students will be able to show how to resolve ethical issues in an organizational setting.
  • Students will utilize accounting and spreadsheet software systems to complete the accounting cycle.
  • Student will be able to apply the steps in the accounting cycle to the valuation of assets, liabilities and equity.

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