Accounting

Accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing clerks are the backbone of all successful companies and work in a wide variety of fields and businesses. 

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Accounting Associate Degree

Degree: Associate in Technical Arts
Emphasis: Accounting/Tax
Total Credits: 91

The Associate in Technical Arts degree in Accounting provides students with necessary skills to compete for entry-level accounting positions in private industry, state, and local government, and public accounting firms.

Career Possibilities Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks are employed in many industries, including firms that provide accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services; federal, state, and local governments; and schools. 

Bachelor's Degree Option Did you know Centralia College offers an applied bachelor's degree in Applied Management with an emphasis in Accounting? Turn a two-year degree into a bachelor's degree at CC. 

Fall Quarter

  • ACCT& 201 Princles of Accounting I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 214 Excel I - 5 credits
  • BUS 121 Business Math - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II - 5 credits
  • BTEC 210 - Word I - 5 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III - 5 credits
  • ENGL& 101 English Composition I OR BTEC 221 Business Communications- 5 credits 
  • ECON& 202 Macroeconomics OR ECON& 201 Microeconomics - 5 credits
  • Health and Fitness Distribution - 3 credits

Fall Quarter

  • ACCT 260 Individual Income Tax - 5 credits
  • ACCT 270 Payroll Accounting - 3 credits
  • BUS 215 Principles of Finance - 5 credits

Winter Quarter

  • ACCT 220 Accounting Information - 5 credits
  • ACCT 240 Business Entity Tax OR BUS 275 Principles of Management - 5 credits
  • BUS 225 Money and Banking - 5 credits

Spring Quarter

  • ACCT 210 Introduction to Audit - 5 credits
  • ACCT 285 Bookkeeper Certification Course - 5 credits
  • BUS& 201 Business Law - 5 credits

 

Accounting Clerk Certificate

Degree: Certificate of Proficiency
Emphasis: Accounting Clerk
Total Credits:
53

The Accounting Clerk program prepares students for an entry level accounting position. Some advancement is possible with this background, but students may wish to acquire additional training in accounting to allow broader advancement opportunities.

  • ACCT& 201 Principles of Accounting I - 5 credits
  • ACCT 270 Payroll Accounting - 3 credits
  • BUS& 201 Business Law - 5 credits
  • BUS 121 Business Math - 5 credits
  • ACCT& 202 Principles of Accounting II - 5 credits
  • ACCT 220 Accounting Information Systems - 5 credits
  • BTEC 210 Word I - 5 credits
  • BTEC 214 Excel I - 5 credits
  • ACCT& 203 Principles of Accounting III - 5 credits
  • BTEC 221 Business Communications - 5 credits
  • HR 110 Human Relations in the Workplace - 5 credits