Accounting Clerk (CP)(Plan Code: ATBACC45)

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General Education Requirements
Communication Skills (minimum 3 credits/units required)
ENGL& 101English Composition I5
Computational Skills (minimum 3 credits/units required)
BUS 102Business Math Applications5
Human Relations (minimum 3 credits/units required)
BUS 148Business Professional Self Development3
Business Core Courses
ACCT 129Basic Accounting Procedures5
BUS& 101Introduction to Business5
BUS 150Computer Business Applications5
ECON 101Introduction to Economics3
Major Area Requirements
ACCT 136Accounting Applications3
BUS 130Computerized Accounting3
BUS 169Introduction to Excel3
COLL 101College Essentials: Introduction to Clark2
Additional electives from ACCT/BUS/ECON/MGMT to meet min. credit requirement3
Total Credits/Units45

Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
  • Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
  • Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
  • Perform all steps of the accounting cycle, using both general and specialized journals.
  • Accurately prepare financial statements for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.
  • Accurately prepare and maintain payroll records required under federal and state laws.

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