Accounting Clerk

Diploma - 33 credits

About this program
This program provides the knowledge and skills necessary to perform routine calculating, journalizing, posting and verifying duties to maintain accounting records and to prepare payroll reports and individual state and federal tax returns. Both manual and computerized accounting concepts and applications are included.
Program outcomes
  1. Demonstrate application of a variety of software programs including integrated accounting software.
  2. Apply accounting theory to service and merchandising organizations.
  3. Calculate payroll, maintain records and prepare reports in compliance with state and federal requirements.
  4. Demonstrate effective communication.
  5. Demonstrate critical thinking.
  6. Demonstrate effective use of technology.
  7. Demonstrate personal, social and ethical responsibility.
  8. Apply accounting theory to corporate organizations.
  9. Demonstrate the ability to prepare financial statements.
  10. Apply the Internal Revenue Code as it relates to individual income taxes.
  11. Apply accounting theory to corporate organizations.
Accreditation
Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The Higher Learning Commission 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 Chicago, IL 60604-1411 http://www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org Phone: 312.263.0456 / 800.621.7440
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Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
21 Required courses
9 Restricted electives in courses
3 Restricted electives in MnTC Goal Areas
33 Total

Fall Start

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1101 ACCT1101 - Payroll 3
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2218 ACCT2218 - QuickBooks 2
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3
PDEV1102 PDEV1102 - Contemporary Career Search 1

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2219 ACCT2219 - Microsoft Dynamics - GP 2
ACCT2256 ACCT2256 - Income Tax-Business 3
ACCT2616 ACCT2616 - Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT2630 ACCT2630 - Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
ACCT2640 ACCT2640 - Accounting Internship 1 - 4
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
HRES1122 HRES1122 - Human Resource Management 3
HRES1130 HRES1130 - Benefits Administration 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

Curriculum overview

Credits Requirement type
21 Required courses
9 Restricted electives in courses
3 Restricted electives in MnTC Goal Areas
33 Total

Spring Start

Required Courses:

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1101 ACCT1101 - Payroll 3
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2218 ACCT2218 - QuickBooks 2
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3
PDEV1102 PDEV1102 - Contemporary Career Search 1

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2219 ACCT2219 - Microsoft Dynamics - GP 2
ACCT2256 ACCT2256 - Income Tax-Business 3
ACCT2616 ACCT2616 - Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT2630 ACCT2630 - Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
ACCT2640 ACCT2640 - Accounting Internship 1 - 4
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
HRES1122 HRES1122 - Human Resource Management 3
HRES1130 HRES1130 - Benefits Administration 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication
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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1101 ACCT1101 - Payroll 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

1st Spring Term - 18 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2218 ACCT2218 - QuickBooks 2
PDEV1102 PDEV1102 - Contemporary Career Search 1

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2219 ACCT2219 - Microsoft Dynamics - GP 2
ACCT2256 ACCT2256 - Income Tax-Business 3
ACCT2616 ACCT2616 - Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT2630 ACCT2630 - Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
ACCT2640 ACCT2640 - Accounting Internship 1 - 4
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
HRES1122 HRES1122 - Human Resource Management 3
HRES1130 HRES1130 - Benefits Administration 3

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1st Fall Term - 15 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1101 ACCT1101 - Payroll 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

1st Spring Term - 18 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2218 ACCT2218 - QuickBooks 2
PDEV1102 PDEV1102 - Contemporary Career Search 1

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2219 ACCT2219 - Microsoft Dynamics - GP 2
ACCT2256 ACCT2256 - Income Tax-Business 3
ACCT2616 ACCT2616 - Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT2630 ACCT2630 - Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
ACCT2640 ACCT2640 - Accounting Internship 1 - 4
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
HRES1122 HRES1122 - Human Resource Management 3
HRES1130 HRES1130 - Benefits Administration 3

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1st Spring Term - 9 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1101 ACCT1101 - Payroll 3
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

2nd Fall Term - 7 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
PDEV1102 PDEV1102 - Contemporary Career Search 1

2nd Spring Term - 17 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2218 ACCT2218 - QuickBooks 2
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2219 ACCT2219 - Microsoft Dynamics - GP 2
ACCT2256 ACCT2256 - Income Tax-Business 3
ACCT2616 ACCT2616 - Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT2630 ACCT2630 - Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
ACCT2640 ACCT2640 - Accounting Internship 1 - 4
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
HRES1122 HRES1122 - Human Resource Management 3
HRES1130 HRES1130 - Benefits Administration 3

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1st Spring Term - 16 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1101 ACCT1101 - Payroll 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3
PDEV1102 PDEV1102 - Contemporary Career Search 1

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

2nd Fall Term - 17 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2218 ACCT2218 - QuickBooks 2

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2219 ACCT2219 - Microsoft Dynamics - GP 2
ACCT2256 ACCT2256 - Income Tax-Business 3
ACCT2616 ACCT2616 - Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT2630 ACCT2630 - Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
ACCT2640 ACCT2640 - Accounting Internship 1 - 4
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
HRES1122 HRES1122 - Human Resource Management 3
HRES1130 HRES1130 - Benefits Administration 3

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1st Spring Term - 10 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2255 ACCT2255 - Income Tax-Individual 3
MIS1100 MIS1100 - Business Computers 3
PDEV1102 PDEV1102 - Contemporary Career Search 1

3 credits from these goal areas:

Goal Area
1. Communication

2nd Fall Term - 9 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT1101 ACCT1101 - Payroll 3
ACCT1124 ACCT1124 - Spreadsheet Applications 3
ACCT2211 ACCT2211 - Financial Accounting I 3

2nd Spring Term - 14 credits

Subj. Number Course Credits
ACCT2212 ACCT2212 - Financial Accounting II 3
ACCT2218 ACCT2218 - QuickBooks 2

9 credits from one or more of these courses:

Subj. Num. Course Credits
ACCT1120 ACCT1120 - Business Law 3
ACCT2210 ACCT2210 - Managerial Accounting 4
ACCT2219 ACCT2219 - Microsoft Dynamics - GP 2
ACCT2256 ACCT2256 - Income Tax-Business 3
ACCT2616 ACCT2616 - Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT2630 ACCT2630 - Fund/Nonprofit Accounting 3
ACCT2640 ACCT2640 - Accounting Internship 1 - 4
BUS2204 BUS2204 - Principles of Management 3
BUS2206 BUS2206 - Principles of Marketing 3
HRES1122 HRES1122 - Human Resource Management 3
HRES1130 HRES1130 - Benefits Administration 3