Payroll Accounting Certificate
Division: Business and Computer Information Systems
PROGRAM CODE: 2C40669
The Payroll Accounting Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level position in accounting in the public and private sector area such as manufacturing, small business, financial service, wholesale trades, and government. Specialized training in payroll accounting and financial accounting enables students to maintain accounting and payroll records. Entry-level employment opportunities include positions in payroll, accounts receivable/payable, and number of trainee/internship positions. A grade of C or better is required in each course taken. This certificate requires 16-19 units.
|Required Courses (8 units):|
|ACCT 101AF||Financial Accounting||5|
|or ACCT 102HF||Honors Financial Accounting|
|ACCT 110 F||Payroll Accounting||3|
|Restricted Electives (8-11 units):||8-11|
|Small Business Accounting||3|
|Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks||3|
|Excel for Accountants||3|
or BUS 295 F
|Business Internship (formerly BUS 061 F)|
or BUS 211 F
|Critical Reasoning and Writing for Business (formerly Writing for Business)|
or BUS 211HF
|Honors Critical Reasoning and Writing for Business (formerly Honors Writing for Business)|
|Introduction to Personal Computers||4|
or CIS 100HF
|Honors Introduction to Personal Computers|
Outcome 1: Prepare journal entries in accordance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Outcome 2: Interpret employment laws and employment tax laws.
Outcome 3: Prepare payroll records and payroll tax returns.