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Computerized Accounting Specialist, TCC (CAY1)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Valdosta, Online

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. Topics include-- principles of accounting, computerized accounting, spreadsheet fundamentals and basic computers.

Program Outcomes: This program teaches vital accounting skills for success. Students learn to classify and process account information accurately, utilize technology for precise documentation, and analyze data for accounting software posting. Through hands-on training, graduates are prepared for diverse accounting roles.

Careers: Accounting Technicians, Bookkeepers, and Billing Clerks

Length of Program: 2 Terms

Curriculum Outline (21 hours)
Occupational Courses 21
ACCT 1100

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission Co-requisite(s): None Introduces the basic financial accounting concepts of the complete accounting cycle and provides the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a sole proprietorship. Topics include: accounting vocabulary and concepts, the accounting cycle for a personal service business, the accounting cycle for a merchandising business, inventory, cash control and receivables. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

ACCT 1105

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 3 Lab 2 - 2 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): ACCT 1100 Co-requisite(s): None Introduces the intermediate financial accounting concepts that provide the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a partnership and corporation. Topics include: Fixed and Intangible Assets, Current and Long-Term Liabilities (Notes Payable), Payroll, Accounting for a Partnership, Accounting for a Corporation, Statement of Cash Flows, and Financial Statement Analysis, Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

ACCT 1115

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 1 Lab 2 - 4 Lab - 0 Pre-requisite(s): ACCT 1100, COMP 2000 OR COLL 1010 Co-requisite(s): None Emphasizes operation of computerized accounting systems from manual input forms. Topics include: company creation (service and merchandising), chart of accounts, customers transactions, vendors transactions, banking activities, merchandise inventory, employees and payroll, and financial reports. Laboratory work includes theoretical and technical application.

ACCT 1120

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 2 Lab 2 - 4 Lab 3 - 0 Pre-requisite(s): COMP 2000 OR COLL 1010 Co-requisite(s): None This course covers the knowledge and skills 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.

COMP 1000

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture -1.667; Lab – 2.667 Pre-Requisites: None Co-Requisite: None 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. Please note that this course may not transfer to a 4-year institution. Students should check with their transferring institution for transferability of courses. COMP 2000 may be taken in place of COMP 1000 if it is required by a transferring institution.

Occupational Elective (3 Credit Hours) 3

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