Accounting - Computerized

Certificate of Completion

The Accounting - Computerized Certificate provides basic accounting skills and knowledge combined with additional training in computer applications common to the accounting industry. This certificate program prepares the student for an entry-level position as an accounting clerk that requires computer skills in areas such as utilization of accounting software, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory tracking and reporting, bank reconciliation, expense reporting, and account analysis.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will process collections from customers and update accounts receivable.
  • Students will prepare financial statements.
  • Students will solve managerial accounting problems with Excel software.
  • Students will develop the ability to relate material from each course completed to their current and future professional needs, even if these needs fall into a different discipline.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Principles of Accounting - Financial
Bookkeeping - Accounting
QuickBooks for Accounting
Excel for Accounting
Microcomputer Applications
Choose at least two (2) courses from the following:
Computer Information Systems
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint
Database Management - Microsoft Access
and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
VOC CSB15 Microcomputer Applications 0
Spring Term
VOC BA75 QuickBooks for Accounting 0
VOC BA76 Excel for Accounting 0
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 Total Units0
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