Accounting - Computerized

Business Division
Certificate L0503

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 tracing/reporting, bank reconciliation, expense reporting and account analysis.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial5
or BUSA 72 Bookkeeping - Accounting
BUSA 75Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting1
BUSA 76Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting1-3
or BUSA 68 Business Mathematics
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
Choose a minimum of 7.5 units from the following:7.5
Computer Information Systems
Macintosh Applications
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint
Database Management - Microsoft Access
and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
Practical Computer Security
Total Units18-20

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Process collections from customers and update accounts receivable.
  • Prepare financial statements.
  • Solve managerial accounting problems with Excel software.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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