The Accounting Paraprofessional Advanced Skill Set prepares students to perform bookkeeping functions in business offices. These functions could include payroll, accounts payable/receivable, purchase orders, inventory control records, and sales records.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this Advanced Skill Set, completers will be able to do the following:
Perform entry-level accounting procedures
Demonstrate proficiency in Excel and QuickBooks software
Both traditional and non-traditional students who would like to gain skills specifically applicable to the growing field of accounting would benefit from this Advanced Skill Set. Enhanced skills could be used for job advancement as well as new employment opportunities. Students could choose to pursue an A.A.S. degree in Business-Accounting Concentration; all classes in the Advanced Skill Set are also required in the A.A.S. degree.
For the Business Associate of Applied Science Degree: Accounting Concentration, see "Business".
This program alone does not qualify for financial aid. Students seeking financial aid eligible degrees may incorporate the classes as electives when their schedule allows or may declare an Associate of Applied Science Business degree: Accounting Concentration as their major of study, in which the courses are embedded.