This   course   introduces   the   students   to   the   basics   of bookkeeping  and  the  fundamentals  of  accounting.  At  the completion of this program, students will be able to understand the usefulness and importance of accounting procedures as office-workers.


This course introduces to the integrated computerized accounting system. Students participating in this course will learn essential computer, accounting and professional skills. They will gain in-depth knowledge of accounting software applications, word processing and spreadsheets. Upon completion, students will be able to establish company records; maintain daily transactions using the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, account reconciliation and payroll features; and create financial statements. Business Administration along with an introduction to computer hardware and web design provides a framework for developing the skills and knowledge needed in an increasingly dynamic office environment with little or no supervision. The objective of this program is to help the student develop the skills  and  competences  needed  for increased  interpersonal,  organizational,  administrative, Bookkeeping, Computerized Accounting, word processing, and communication skills.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be able to start their career with entry-level positions in medium to large-sized companies as an Accountant, Bookkeeper, General Accounting, Accounts receivable, Accounts payable, Accounting clerk, Finance clerk, Office Manager, Office administrator, Administrative assistant.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course student will:

  1. Explain the History of Accounting and Understand the Role of Accounting in Business
  2. Identify Basic Accounting Principles and Discuss Ethical Practices in Accounting
  3. Identify and Describe Accounting and Bookkeeping Terms
  4. Define and Describe Assets, Liabilities and Owners’ Equity
  5. Define and Describe Revenue and Expenses, Receivables & Payables, Net Income
  6. Identify and Define Financial Reports: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and Describe their respective roles in making informed business decisions
  7. Recognize and Apply Double Entry Accounting; Credits & Debits
  8. Explain Journals, Ledgers, Accounting Structure and Compare basic applications
  9. Recognize the role of Bookkeeping and Compare Accrual vs. Cash Accounting
  10. Define and Compare the Accounting Period and Accounting Cycle
  11. Define and Explain Cost of Goods and Inventory Management Methods
  12. Define and Apply Accounting Ratios: Liquidity, Solvency, and Profitability and Discuss their respective roles in making informed business decisions

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Course Outline:

Course Outline:  
Microsoft Basics  
Introduction to Bookkeeping and Accounting Principles  
Payroll and Office Procedure Foundations  
Interpersonal Skills  
Career Opportunities  
General Accounting  
Accounts receivable  
Accounts payable  
Accounting clerk  
Finance clerk  
Office Manager  
Office administrator  
Administrative assistant  
Course Duration:120 Hours


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