Accounting Technology, CAS

The following curriculum develops the competencies needed for success as an entry-level bookkeeper and may serve as the basis for further courses leading toward a full-charge bookkeeper. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to

  • Identify different types of business organizations;
  • Analyze the internal control structure of a business organization;
  • Prepare financial statements according to generally accepted accounting standards;
  • Complete tasks for the accounting cycle using general ledger accounting software;
  • Communicate financial information effectively within a business environment; and
  • Record financial transactions in a manual and computerized general ledger.
Required Courses
Fall Semester
First Semester Total: 15
Program Information
  • All courses within the certificate must be taken for a letter grade. No courses may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.
  • If you are considering transfer to a four-year college, some of the courses will transfer as electives only. See your advisor. If you are going to graduate in the current academic year, you must see an advisor in the Business Division prior to enrolling fall semester.
Opportunities after Graduation
  • This certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions in bookkeeping, accounts payables or receivables, or as billing clerks or office assistants. Opportunities for advancement will grow with increased skills and experience.
Advising Information:
For more information about this program, contact an advisor.
Academic Advisor Faculty Advisor
Jori Bullemer Ronnie Laudati, M.B.A.
LRC 129 BSS 127
(406) 756-3905 (406) 756-3990

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