This course is designed to equip students with practical working knowledge of the skills needed to perform daily accounting activities of the average business. The importance of accurate systematic records in business personal affairs, is addressed. This course will introduce computerized accounting. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), a state and national career and technical student organization.

Expect to learn how to:

  • Use Excel, Automated Accounting, and Aplia
  • Process payroll
  • Record accounts payable/accounts receivable
  • Record and verify income expenses
  • Produce financial reports

Other Features:

  • College credit and internship opportunities may be available

Career information for this industry:

  • Salary range: $22,480 - $56,470
  • Education range: High school diploma or equivalent to some college education in accounting
  • Projected job growth: 13%
Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks, Retrieved: 11/5/2015

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Schools offering this program:
Alhambra Browne Camelback Chavez Fairfax Maryvale North

Schools offering this program for Dual Enrollment Credits:
Alhambra Browne