Bookkeeping Clerk

Certificate of Completion

This program prepares students to supplement an administrative-type career with basic bookkeeping responsibilities for business or departmental budgeting.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, successful students will have demonstrated the ability to apply their skills and knowledge in the following ways:
  1. Effectively apply components of the accounting equation to typical business transactions.
  2. Establish and maintain internal control procedures.
  3. Effectively use a variety of computer software to accomplish office tasks and to process accounting information.
  4. Apply mathematical concepts to typical business situations.
  5. Understand and effectively use accounting and business terminology to produce reports, to converse in a business-type setting, and to follow directions.
Advisor Office Phone
Salas, Joanne Business 109360.475.7372

Required CoursesCredits
Choose one of the following two courses or pass proficiency test to achieve 35 NWAM keyboarding and 35 KPM 10-key calculator proficiency requirements: 
BSTEC110Beginning Keyboarding3 
BSTEC111Intermediate Keyboarding*33
BSTEC124MS Excel Specialist* 4
BSTEC130Practical Accounting 5
BSTEC132Electronic Printing Calculators 2
BSTEC133Computerized Accounting* 4
BSTEC135Accounting Simulation/Serv Business* 1
BSTEC136Accounting Simulation/Merch Business* 1

Choose one of the following data entry software applications:
BSTEC142Peachtree Accounting*44
Total Credits Required24

*See course description for prerequisite.

Source: 2014-2015 Olympic College Catalog