Accounting clerks perform a combination of calculating, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for maintaining accounting records. Certain skills and knowledge are common to accounting career occupations, regardless of specific job titles and are included in all accounting career programs.
Course Outline
Required Courses
(9 Courses)
Course Title Credits
ACCT 1800 Business Law
ACCT 1814 Payroll Accounting
ACCT 1815 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1816 Principles of Accounting II
ACCT 1831 Accounting Math & Calculators
ACCT 1834 Computer Accounting Applications I
ACCT 1837 Spreadsheet Concepts & Applications
ACCT 1842 Income Tax
GSWS 1401 Employment Preparation
Total Credits: 27  
Elective Courses
(select 5 credits from the courses below)
Course Title Credits
ACCT 2833 Database Concepts & Applications
ADS 1007 Keyboarding
ADS 1014 Written Business Communications
ADS 1018 Personal Finance
ADS 1026 Access
ADS 1027 Business Environment
ADS 1042 PowerPoint
ADS 1045 Computerized Accounting Basics
ADS 2030 Word
BUS 101 Business and the American Economy
BUS 106 Records Management
BUS 208 Introduction to International Business/Economics
ECON 190 Personal Finance
GSCI 1401 Computer Technology
GSCM 1103 Applied Written Communications (Willmar)
GSIS 1403 Professional Developmental Skills
GSWS 1422 Quality Management
GSWS 1432 Problem Solving/Decision Making
GSWS 1442 Team Development
MSM 1205 Business Presentations
MSM 1212 Personal Finance
MSM 2110 Principles of Supervision
MSM 2203 Management Issues
Total Credits: 5  
Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
GSCM1103 includes 1 credit of elective, ADS1014 includes 2 credits of electives
Course Title Credits
ADS 1014 Written Business Communications
GSCM 1102 Applied Written Communications
GSCM 1103 Applied Written Communications (Willmar)
Total Diploma Credits: 32