Thursday – October 23, 2014

 

Computerized Accounting Assistant

Technical Diploma
School of Business
Downtown Milwaukee, Oak Creek and West Allis campuses
Also offered entirely online
Program Code: 31-101-4

This program is no longer offered.


For Information:

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC
Oak Creek Campus, 414-571-4500
West Allis Campus, 414-456-5500


Overview
— This one-year diploma program focuses on preparing you for entry-level jobs in the field of accounting. It also gives you the option to continue to the 69-credit Accounting associate degree program. All of the credits in the diploma program may be transferred to the associate degree program, either as required courses or as electives. Graduates are prepared to successfully meet the challenges and opportunities encountered in the accounting field; students develop a competence in all areas of accounting including financial, managerial, tax and payroll.

 

Online Option — This program is also offered entirely online; on-campus testing and meetings may be required. 

Career Outlook — Typical job duties involve working with and making computerized entries to general ledgers, accounts receivable and payable, payroll, and basic accounting reports. All organizations, including government, nonprofit service firms, and commercial and industrial companies, need individuals with these skills.

 
Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Students process financial transactions throughout the accounting cycle
  • Students analyze financial and business information to support planning and decision-making
  • Students perform payroll, individual tax and organizational tax preparation, reporting and analysis tasks
  • Students perform cost accounting preparation, reporting and analysis tasks


Preparation for Admission
— The following are required for admission to the program:

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement test

Your success in the Computerized Accounting Assistant program will be enhanced if you enjoy working with details, have good organizational skills, and are able to follow procedures.

 

Possible Careers:
Accounting Assistant
Accounts Payable and Receivable
Bookkeeping Assistant
Payroll

 

Related Programs:
Accounting
Administrative Professional
Banking and Financial Services
eBusiness Fundamentals

 

Start Dates: August/January

 
Curriculum effective 2013-14.

SIXTEEN-WEEK TERMS 

Credits

 


 


ACCTG-111

Accounting 1

4

 

 

 

MATH-107

College Mathmatics ‡

3

 

 


ENG-151

Communication Skills 1 ‡

3

 

 


OFTECH-103

Keyboard and Keypad (8 weeks)

1

 

 


ACCTG-122

Accounting Software Applications

3



 

ACCTG-123

Individual Income Tax

3

 

 

 

ACCTG-130

Computerized Accounting ‡

4

 

 

 

ACCTG-142

Payroll Accounting

3

 

 


OFTECH-128

MS Word - Part 1 (8 weeks)

1




RBUS-180

Business Career Planning

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS: 26

 

 

 

   ‡ Prerequsitie required.

   Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

   For class times and locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

 

   Page updated April 2013.