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Bookkeeping O.E.


OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this OEC, students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. 1. Basic skills in financial transactions, payroll, and bookkeeping procedures.

This certificate provides essential skills to handle financial transactions and record-keeping.

MINIMUM CREDIT HOURS23

  1. Office Foundation Requirements 9 credits
    1. Complete the following 9 credits

      Introductory Keyboarding. Covers techniques and mechanics of learning to keyboard by touch.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): None.

      Introduction to the Windows environment. Includes file and disk management, the control panel, print manager, windows setup and maintenance.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): None.

      Instruction and practice in use of personal computer and Microsoft Word software within the Windows environment for standard word processing operations.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): None.

      Introduction to design and use of electronic spreadsheet in a Windows environment. Covers the basic Excel for Windows commands and functions needed to create, manipulate and print spreadsheets.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): None.

      Introduces basic concepts, tools, and uses of the Internet. Explores using electronic mail and browsing for research, academic, and personal use.

      Credits: 2.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 6
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): CIOS 113.

      Introduces basic proofreading techniques. Includes instruction and practices in proofreading for content and usage. Reviews grammar, punctuation, and spelling rules.

      Credits: 2.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 6
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): None.

      Focus on quality customer services. How to understand customers to improve products and services.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): None.

  2. Bookkeeping Requirements 14 credits
    1. Select one from the following1 credits

      Introduces keyboarding of memos, personal and business letters, and envelopes in a word processing program and continues to develop keyboarding speed and accuracy.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): CIOS 101A.

      Introduces keyboarding of simple reports and tables in a word processing program and continues to develop keyboarding speed and accuracy.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): CIOS 101B.

    2. Select one from the following3 credits

      Introduces concepts and procedures for financial accounting. Emphasis on accounting cycle, recording, summarizing and interpreting accounting data through presentation of formal financial statements. Special Note: ACCT 101 & ACCT 102 will satisfy the requirements for ACCT 201.

      Credits: 3.0
      Contact Hours: 3 + 0
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): MATH 055 with a minimum grade of ā€œCā€ or special permission of the instructor.

      Basic concepts and procedures of practical bookkeeping. Fundamental principles and practices necessary to record and report financial data in a service and merchandising business. Business simulation and computerized systems are used to reinforce learning objectives.

      Credits: 3.0
      Contact Hours: 3 + 0
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): None.

    3. Complete the following10 credits

      Introduces the touch method of keyboarding on a 10-key electronic business calculator while developing speed and accuracy in solving basic business math.

      Credits: 2.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 6
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): MATH 055.

      Introduces payroll procedures including calculating various types of payroll, keeping payroll records, federal laws, and reporting procedures.

      Credits: 2.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 6
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): CIOS 113 and ACCT 120 or ACCT 101.

      Introduces QuickBooks Pro accounting program. Covers basic bookkeeping procedures for company setup and maintenance, data input for check register, accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking, and sales tax. Students strongly encouraged to complete CIOS 220A to gain a full understanding of this topic.

      Credits: 1.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 3
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): CIOS 113 and ACCT 120 or ACCT 101 completed with a minimum grade of ā€œCā€ or higher.

      Introduces students to the duties and responsibilities of office employees in the following areas: mail, records, management, office communications, reprographics, public relations, travel, meetings, conferences, and employment procedures.

      Credits: 3.0
      Contact Hours: 3 + 0
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): CIOS 101A, B, C and CIOS 130A.

      Continuation of QuickBooks Pro accounting program. Covers basic, intermediate, and advanced bookkeeping procedures for company setup and maintenance, data input for check register, accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking and sales tax.

      Credits: 2.0
      Contact Hours: 0 + 6
      Course Attributes: N/A.
      Prerequisite(s): CIOS 120A.