Department of Business Studies
Penn 401 • Phone (215) 968-8227
Curriculum Code No. 3145
This certificate program is designed to provide students with basic accounting skills and knowledge with emphasis on the use of the computer. It will prepare students who are currently employed and need to enhance their skills, as well as those who are seeking employment in the bookkeeping area.
It will qualify students for a career as a full-charge bookkeeper in a small office environment. It will also enable them to function as a payroll clerk, an accounts payable or accounts receivable clerk, or a billing clerk in a larger environment.
Graduates of this program are able to
- prepare formal accounting entries and postings in an entity's books and records;
- utilize accounting software that is typically found in an organization;
- prepare and modify spreadsheets to complete the accounting cycle; and
- demonstrate an understanding of business communication skills.
|ACCT105||Financial Accounting B||4|
|ACCT120||Payroll Records and Accounting B||3|
|ACCT130||Accounting Applications for the Computer B||3|
|ACCT280||Cooperative Education - Accounting B||3|
|CISC110||Introduction to Information Systems B||3|
|MGMT120||Business Mathematics A,B||3|
|OADM105||Administrative Office Procedures B||3|
|OADM110||Business Communication A,B||3|
Because the individual circumstances and backgrounds of students vary, all students planning to complete this certificate program must meet with their assigned academic advisor in the Accounting Area to develop a planned sequence of courses to meet their individual needs.
* Must be enrolled in sections using microcomputers
A Placement Testing Required
B Course requires prerequisite.
Academic Year 2010/2011
Bookkeeper, Accounting Clerk, Auditing clerk, Junior Accountant
More cost information can be found here:
|Completing in 2010/2011:||2 students|
|Completing in 2010/2011 with debt:||N/A|
|Median debt of 2010/2011 completers:||N/A|
|Normal time to complete program:||12 months|
|Completed in normal time:||N/A|
|Job placement rate:||TBD|