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    Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2016-2017 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Accounting Clerk: CP (Competency-Based)(CTE)


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Certificate of Proficiency | 655 clock hours

School of Applied Technology
Program Location
South City Campus, Highland Campus
General Information 801-957-7522
Program Information 801-957-3354
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor Liliana Rodriguez 801-957-3469, Hector Cando 801-957-2112

Program Faculty
Professors − Jeanne Noble, Dee Ann Jensen
Associate Professors − Vonadean McFarland, Karl Jorgensen
Assistant Professors − Diego Pardo

Program Description
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.

Career Opportunities
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

Program Entry Requirements

Tabe test scores of:

  • Reading: 10.0
  • Math: 8.0

Keyboarding speed of 30 CWPM (correct words per minute) on a 5 minute timing. 

10 Key speed of 5,000 sph (strokes per hour) on a 5-minute timing with 98% accuracy.

Estimated Cost for Students
Please visit the following program website for up-to-date cost information: http://www.slcc.edu/sat/programs/businessoffice/accountingclerk.aspx

Estimated Time to Completion
655 Clock Hours

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & 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

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