Computerized Accounting Specialist
Offered at the Following Campuses
The Computerized Accounting Specialist technical certificate provides students with skills needed to perform a variety of accounting applications using accounting software and practical accounting procedures. The certificate emphasizes principles of accounting, computerized accounting, spreadsheet fundamentals and basic computer skills.
Approved Electives: ACCT 1110, ACCT 1125, ACCT 1130, ACCT 2140, ACCT 2100, ACCT 2105, ACCT 2110, ACCT 2115, ACCT 2120, ACCT 2135, ACCT 2130, ACCT 2145, ACCT 2150, ACCT 2155
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
This course introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include introductions to computer and digital terminology and usage, operating systems, Internet and digital communication, word processing applications, spreadsheet applications, database applications, and presentation applications.
(Prerequisite: COMP 1000 or Guided Elective) This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use spreadsheet software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: spreadsheet concepts, creating and manipulating data, formatting data and content, creating and modifying formulas, presenting data visually, and collaborating and securing data.