Accounting - Computerized (Certificate N0460)

Business Division

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 75QuickBooks for Accounting3
BUSA 76Excel for Accounting3
CISB 15Microcomputer Applications3.5
Choose a minimum of 6 units from the following:6-7
Computer Information Systems
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Microsoft PowerPoint
Database Management - Microsoft Access
and Database Management - Microsoft Access Laboratory
Total Units20.5-21.5

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.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
CISB 15 Microcomputer Applications 3.5
BUSA 7 OR BUSA 72 5  
(CISD 11 AND CISD 11L) 3  
Spring Term
BUSA 75 QuickBooks for Accounting 3
BUSA 76 Excel for Accounting 3
Certificate: Accounting-Computerized N0640 0  
Submit petition:, Student Tab #45 5  
(CISD 11 AND CISD 11L) 3  
 Total Units9.5
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