Programs of Study
Degree Type: Certificate
Semester Credit Hours: 42
First Semester - 15 SCH
ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I
ITSC 1305 - Introduction to PC Operating Systems
ITSC 1309 - Integrated Software Applications I
POFT 1321 - Business Math
POFT 1329 - Beginning Keyboarding
Second Semester - 12 SCH
BUSG 1301 - Introduction to Business
ITSC 2321 - Integrated Software Applications II
POFT 1319 - Records & Information Management
POFT 2301 - Intermediate Keyboarding
Third Semester - 15 SCH
ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting
BUSG 1304 - Introduction to Financial Advising
BUSI 2301 - Business Law
ITSW 1304 - Introduction to Spreadsheets
POFT 2312 - Business Correspondence & Communication
- Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
- Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
- Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Operate 10-key calculators, typewriters, and copy machines to perform calculations and produce documents.
- Receive, record, and bank cash, checks, and vouchers
- Perform basic functions of entry level bookkeeping/accounting positions.
- Use computer and related tools to perform financial reports and management reports.
- Be aware of the ethical issues facing the profession and the value of a responsible citizen.
- Know how to apply related accounting knowledge such as taxation, payroll, auditing in performing accounting/bookkeeping functions/work.
Texas wage data: workers on average earn $40,630; 10% of workers earn $24,190 or less; 10% of workers earn $60,970 or more.
Financial clerk; Accounting assistant; Bookkeeper; Accounts payable clerk; Bank teller; Business owner; Management trainee.
High School Endorsements
Business and Industry
Additional Educational Opportunities
Associate of Science Degree to transfer to a university. BBA and MS in Accounting for CPA career.