Prepares students for employment as accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll clerks or other bookkeeping clerk positions. Introduces bookkeeping and accounting theory complemented with Microsoft Office applications and automated accounting software. Enhances the skills of an office clerk. Technical course curriculum is based on current industry standards. Course delivery varies between live, hybrid and online methods.
All courses must be completed with a minimum "C" grade to advance or graduate.
|Course Number||Class Title||Credits|
|ACTG 110||Bookkeeping I||4|
|ACTG 115||Bookkeeping II||4|
|ACTG 120||Electronic Business Math||2|
|ACTG 135||Accounting Spreadsheets I||5|
|ACTG 141||Quickbooks I||2|
|ACTG 143||Quickbooks II||3|
|ACTG 160||Payroll & Business Taxes||5|
|ACCT& 201||Principles of Accounting I||5|
|ACTG 211||Principles of Accounting I Lab||2|
|ACTG 236||Accounting Spreadsheets II||3|
|CAS 121CL||Word I||3|
|COLL 102||College Success for All||3|
Introduces fundamental principles of full-cycle, double-entry accounting, including maintaining journals, ledgers, and banking records to prepare basic financial statements for service and retail businesses organized as sole proprietorships or partnerships. Covers basics of payroll accounting and payroll tax reports. Explores the concepts and terminology required to perform specific accounting functions accurately.
Introduces continued principles of full cycle, double-entry accounting. Covers specialty issues such as uncollectible accounts, depreciation, inventory, notes, interest, accruals and end-of-period work for corporations. Explores concepts and terminology required to perform specific accounting functions accurately.
Covers business math applications, including payroll, percentages, merchandising, consumer credit, simple and compound interest, prorating, stocks and bonds, and the metric system, using keyboard functions and the touch method of electronic calculator operation.
Introduces electronic spreadsheets (Microsoft Office Excel). Covers creating business forms and spreadsheets to prepare financial statements.
Covers principal applications, basic operating commands, and functions necessary to use QuickBooks automated accounting software. Basic applications include, but are not limited to, vendor, customer, and banking activities, and creating files.
Covers continued applications for vendor and customer activities using QuickBooks automated accounting software. Also covers starting up companies, inventory management, sales tax, payroll, and working with balance sheet accounts.
Provides practice in all payroll operations, the recording of accounting entries involving payroll, and the preparation of required payroll and business tax returns. Covers the concepts, laws, and terminology required to perform specific payroll accounting functions.
Covers fundamentals of accounting theory and practice, including a study of the accounting cycle and the use of special journals. Focus is on double-entry accounting system and financial statement preparation. Covers transactions for a business organized as a sole proprietorship and the effects of transactions on balance sheet accounts.
Provides instructional activities that support material covered in ACCT& 201 in a supervised lab environment. Concurrent with ACCT& 201 or instructor approval.
Provides advanced instruction in electronic worksheets, various business spreadsheets, 3D worksheets, and various functions, including the conditional function and accounting schedules.
Use beginning word-processing techniques while creating and editing business documents. Create tables, columns, envelopes and mailing labels. Work with special features to track and review changes and compare documents.
Create professionally formatted presentations that include animation and transitions. Insert and format charts, graphics, diagrams and pictures. Save presentations for various delivery options.
College Success for All prepares students for success at Clover Park Technical College and beyond. This class is offered Pass/Fail utilizes CANVAS CPTC’s online learning management system to get students familiar with this learning environment. Designed to provide students with the basic skills to be successful in college, by developing connections with campus resources, faculty, staff and peers. The course includes 20 hours of classroom instruction and 20 hours of online and computer work. It includes, but is not limited to: study skills, learning styles, communication skills, time management, campus resources, test taking strategies, diversity and campus policies and procedures. This class also includes mandatory safety and FERPA training along with a component on using SALT for financial planning. Beginning in Fall 2016, this course is mandatory for all new students.