This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the bookkeeper. The content includes double-entry accounting principles, methods of recording business transactions, preparation and analysis of various documents and financial statements, payroll records and tax forms, accounting control systems, account and transaction analysis, inventory methods, the aging process, depreciation, and the application of accounting principles to various entities. The minimum grade level required by the state for program completion is 9.0 in reading, language, and math.
This program prepares students for entry level careers in accounting and bookkeeping.
The cost for the 900 clock hours is $2.78 per hour totaling $2,502.00 plus a $75.00 lab fee per semester. The total cost for textbooks is $700.00. This does not cover any additional program costs. Pell Grant available.
***Program costs are subject to change without notice.
Adult Courses and Clock Hours
The postsecondary occupations and the associated courses included in this program are:
|OCP||Course Number||OCP Title||OCP Hours|
|A||OTA0040||BTE Core/Information Tech Assistant||150 Clock Hours|
|B||ACO0040||Accounting Clerk||300 Clock Hours|
|C||ACO0041||Accounting Associate||300 Clock Hours|
|D||ACO0042||Accounting Assistant||150 Clock Hours|
The student will achieve the following skills by the end of the 900 clock hours:
- Word Processing
- Business Math
- Office Procedures
- Accounting Principles
- Employability Skills