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 1001 Keyboarding/Word Processing 2*
ADS 1007 Keyboarding
ADS 1008 Keyboarding II
ADS 1009 Electronic Communications
ADS 1018 Personal Finance
ADS 1026 Access
ADS 1031 Introduction to Computers
ADS 1032 PowerPoint I/Presentation Graphics
ADS 1045 Computerized Accounting Basics
GSCI 1302 Introduction to Computers
GSCM 1103 Applied Written Communications (Willmar)
GSCM 1112 Applied Oral Communications
GSCM 1132 Applied Technical Writing
GSIS 1502 Human Relations
GSWS 1422 Quality Management
GSWS 1432 Problem Solving/Decision Making
GSWS 1442 Team Development
MSM 2110 Principles of Supervision
Total Credits: 5  
Elective Courses
(these courses are not required but are recommended)
GSCM1103 - 3-credit version includes 1 credit of elective
Course Title Credits
GSCM 1102 Applied Written Communications
GSCM 1103 Applied Written Communications (Willmar)
Total Diploma Credits: 32  

*Credits for this course are variable. See your Advisor about this course.