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Accounting Clerk (KAC2)

Certificate of Proficiency

655 Hours

The Accounting Clerk Program enables students to develop entry-level skills in the office accounting and/or bookkeeping areas. The most up-to-date tools necessary for securing and maintaining employment are emphasized throughout the program. Emphasis is placed on standard accounting office procedures including presentation software (MS PowerPoint), team skills and activities, and exposure to other software packages including MS Outlook. Secretarial accounting, computer based accounting principles, data-entry, skill building, speed and accuracy, customer service, spreadsheets (MS Excel), and word processing (MS Word) are also emphasized.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 43-3031.00 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
  • 43-4071.00 File Clerk
  • 43-9061.00 Office Clerk

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $1,460.65
  • Student Fees: $98.25
  • Books/Supplies: $1,484.55

Total Estimated Cost: $3,083.45
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA, PELL

Requirements

Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0

Other

Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.

Available Class Schedules and Locations

Taylorsville/Redwood Campus

4600 So. Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Mon-Thu 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Program Student Learning OutcomesRelated College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Practice entry level skills in accounting and accounting software.

1, 3, 7

Use computers and software applications required to obtain employment in the office environment.

1, 7

Apply proper business writing and customer service skills.

1 ,2

Construct job seeking, preparation, and interviewing skills required to be hired and succeed in the workplace.

1

Required Courses: (655 Clock Hours)

CourseTitleClock HoursSemesterPrerequisite

KAOS 0170

Computer Concepts

30

A

KAOS 0251

Customer Service

60

A

KAOS 0246

Business Communication

90

A

KAOS 0189

Word Processing

80

A

KAOS 0191

Spreadsheets

80

A

KAOS 0515

Job-Seeking Skills

15

A

KAOS 0270

Database

40

A

KACT 0136

Accounting 1

90

A

KACT 0146

Accounting 2

90

A

KACT 0189

QuickBooks

80

A

Salt Lake Community College

4600 South Redwood Road
Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-957-SLCC (7522)

Student Services hours: M-Th: 7 am - 7 pm; Fr 7 am - 4:30 pm
Enrollment Info: 801-957-4073

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801-957-5555
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