• Accounting Clerk


    Program code: CC.ACNTGCLERK

    Curriculum includes basic bookkeeping and accounting, including manual and computerized data entry, transaction analysis, preparation of financial statements and other related tasks. Graduates of this certificate program can specialize in tax preparation or general accounting assistant work.


    Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

    • accurately analyze, journalize, and adjust accounting transactions and closing entries,
    • accurately analyze and interpret basic financial statements,
    • accurately prepare and account for basic payroll,
    • accurately prepare basic budgets.


    Career opportunities include accounts payable clerk, accounts receivable clerk and data entry clerk for small and medium-sized service businesses.

    For information contact Hugo Grimaldi, 503-594-3073 or hugog@clackamas.edu

    Accounting Clerk Certificate

    FIRST TERM Credits

    BA-101 Introduction to Business 4

    BA-104* Business Math 3

    BA-211 Financial Accounting I

    or BA-111 General Accounting I 4

    WR-121 English Composition 4

    SECOND TERM Credits

    BA-131 Introduction to Business Computing 4

    BA-156 Business Forecasting 3

    BA-177 Payroll Accounting 3

    BA-212 Financial Accounting II

    or BA-112 General Accounting II 4

    BA-251 Supervisory Management 3

    THIRD TERM Credits

    BA-205 Business Communications with Technology 4

    BA-213 Decision Making with Accounting Information 4

    BA-226 Business Law I 4

    BA-280 Business/CWE 3

    BA-285 Human Relations in Business 4

    Credits required for certificate 51

    * For this certificate, BA-104 meets the Related Instruction Computation requirement.

    Courses in this program can be applied to satisfy elective requirements in the Business AAS degree.

    Information from the 2015-2016 catalog.

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    Email us: marys@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3071