Accounting - Payroll
The Accounting - Payroll Certificate provides basic accounting skills and knowledge combined with specialized training in payroll, preparing the student for entry-level clerical positions within the payroll segment of accounting. Common duties performed include payroll tax reporting, payroll accounting systems maintenance, and posting payroll transactions to journals/ledgers.
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|BUSA 7||Principles of Accounting - Financial||5|
|or BUSA 72||Bookkeeping - Accounting|
|BUSA 70||Payroll and Tax Accounting||3|
|BUSA 75||Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting||1|
|BUSA 76||Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting||1-3|
|or BUSA 68||Business Mathematics|
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:
- identify payroll records required by the employer in preparation for filing tax forms for Social Security, federal and state income tax, state disability benefits, and federal and state unemployment
- calculate wages and withholding amounts in payroll problems
- assemble payroll record keeping requirements for employers under current state and federal laws
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