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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Accounting Technology, CAS


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(This program is also offered at the Lincoln County Campus.)

The following curriculum develops the competencies needed for success as an entry-level bookkeeper and may serve as the basis for further courses leading toward a full-charge bookkeeper. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Understand different types of business organizations;
  • Understand the internal control structure of a business organization;
  • Prepare financial statements according to generally accepted accounting standards;
  • Complete tasks for the accounting cycle using general ledger accounting software;
  • Communicate financial information effectively within a business environment; and
  • Record financial transactions in a manual and computerized general ledger.

Required Courses


Total Credits: 33


*Indicates prerequisite and/or corequisite needed. Check course description.

Program Information


  • All courses within the certificate must be taken for a letter grade. No courses may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.
  • Students enrolled in this program may participate in a Service Learning opportunity, which could qualify them to be eligible to receive an education award. For more information, contact the Service Learning office at (406) 756-3908.
  • If you are considering transfer to a four-year college, some of the courses will transfer as electives only. See your advisor. If you are going to graduate in the current academic year, you must see an advisor in the Business Division prior to enrolling fall semester.

Opportunities after Graduation


  • This certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions in bookkeeping, accounts payables or receivables, or as billing clerks or office assistants. Opportunities for advancement will grow with increased skills and experience.

Advising Information:


For more information about this program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or the Faculty Advisor. 

Student Support Center Advisor Faculty Advisor                                         
Jori Bullemer Ronnie Laudati, M.B.A.
LRC 129 BSS 127
(406) 756-3905 (406) 756-3990
jbullemer@fvcc.edu rlaudati@fvcc.edu

 

 

Gainful Employment


For occupational information, tuition and fees, and other gainful employment disclosures, visit our website at www.fvcc.edu/gainfulemployment.html.

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