Program Overview

Tri County Tech’s Accounting program provides adult students with the knowledge and skills necessary for success in modern accounting environments. Bookkeepers are one of the most critical positions within any organization. Tri County Tech’s Accounting program provides training in financial accounting knowledge, analytical skills, and software applications allowing individuals to become Full-Charge Bookkeepers. Students learn generally accepted procedures for double entry bookkeeping and then apply them in various automated applications. Students will learn how to produce and interpret financial statements, maintenance of ledgers, maintenance of inventory, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, billing data entry, and maintenance of accounting files in general.

Career Opportunities

  • Bookkeeper
  • Tax Preparer
  • Auditor
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Accounts Processor
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Billing Clerk
  • Office Specialist

Certifications

  • QuickBooks
  • Optional:
    • Microsoft Office Excel
    • Microsoft Office Word
    • Brainbench

Courses

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Introduction to Computerized Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Tax Accounting
  • Advanced Computerized Accounting
  • Spreadsheet Applications
  • Document Processing
  • Database Applications
  • Capstone

Helpful Attributes & Abilities

  • Suggested grade levels before entering program: Math and Reading – 9.0
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependability
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong written communication skills

Program Length

Flex Program for Working Adults – 450 hours

Schedule

Tuesday and Thursday, 6-9pm
1 Saturday per month, 8am-12pm

How To Enroll

The Accounting program is open to adult students only. Classes begin each semester, but applications are accepted year round. Acceptance into the program is based on availability. Contact Lauren Walls, Enrollment Specialist, at 918.331.3291 or lauren.walls@tricountytech.edu.

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