School of Applied Technology

Accounting Clerk (KAC2)

Certificate of Proficiency
769 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:
  • Tuition: $1,614.90
  • Student Fees: $115.35
  • Lab Fees: $62.00
  • Books: $368.00

Total Estimated Cost: $2,160.25
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA, PELL

Requirements

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

  • Vocabulary: 8.0
  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0
  • Total Language: 10.0

Other

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

Available Class Schedules and Locations

South City Campus

1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

Mon-Thu 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Mon-Thu 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 


Required Courses: (769 Clock Hours)

Course

 Title

Clock Hours

Semesters

Prerequisites

KAOS 0115

Keyboarding/Skillbuilding

80

A

 

KAOS 0165

Comp. Ten-Key

 75

A

 

KAOS 0170

Computer Concepts

 30

A

 

KAOS 0235

Adv. Business Communications

 69

A

 

KAOS 0250

Customer Service Life Skills

 60

A

 

KAOS 0185

Basic Word Processing

 40

A

 

KACT 0260

Presentations

 30

A

 

KAOS 0125

Comprehensive Spreadsheets

 80

A

 

KACT 0135

Accounting

140

A

 

KACT 0170

Records Management

30

A

 

KACT 0195

Comp. Quickbooks

 80

A

 

KAOS 0270

Data Base

 40

A

 

KWRK 0515

Job-Seeking Skills

 15

A

 


Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related 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

Entry level skills in accounting and office software

1, 7

Entry level skills and knowledge in bookkeeping concepts

1

Entry level skills in basic office equipment and software

1

Entry level skills in office etiquette and professionalism

1, 6

Department Contact Info

South City Campus

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354

Academic Advisors

Liliana Rodriguez, SCC
801-957-3469

Program Faculty

Professors
Jeanne Noble
Dee Ann Jensen

Associate Professors
Sally Williams
Vonadean McFarland
Karl Jorgensen

Assistant Professors
Diego Pardo