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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
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Payroll Accounting, CAS

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This program will prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of payroll. It also provides opportunity for additional knowledge to be gained by those employed in bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing or office assistance.  Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Process payroll transactions in accordance with current payroll reporting requirements;
  • Apply flexible solutions to accounting problems using spreadsheets;
  • Communicate payroll information effectively within a business environment; and
  • Understand types of business organizations.

Required Courses

First Semester Total: 17

Second Semester Total: 14

Total Credits: 31

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

Program Information

  • This program is offered only at the Kalispell campus.
  • All courses within this certificate must be taken for a letter grade. No course may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.

Opportunities After Graduation

  • This certificate will prepare students for entry-level payroll positions. 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



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