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Bookkeeping

30-101-3 Technical Diploma (TD) Part Time, Full Time 13 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Time of Day: Day Locations*: Appleton, Chilton, Clintonville, Online, Oshkosh, Waupaca, Wautoma

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

If you enjoy working with numbers and like to analyze information, then the Bookkeeping diploma might be a good fit for you. With this entry-level career program, you’ll learn how to process accounting transactions, create financial statements, calculate payroll, manage Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, use QuickBooks and other accounting software. The Bookkeeping diploma is a great way to start your career or grow in your current position as a small business employee.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Occupational Specific (13 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • QuickBooks Accounting Online
    10-101-104
    2Credit
    72
    36

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10101104
    • Credits: 2.00

    Lays the foundation for students to gain experience using QuickBooks Pro. Students practice creating a company using a chart of accounts, creating vendors and customers, demo payroll, record transactions, and generate and use financial reports. Being familiar with Windows, business experience or completion of an accounting course is helpful. Upon completion of this course, students are eligible to take the QuickBooks Certification exam.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • ACCTG 10101107 - Accounting, Principles of

    • ACCTG 10101180 - Financial Accounting 1

    • Student is not in progress in an Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Spreadsheets, Beginning
    10-101-145
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10101145
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers developing, constructing and printing basic business-related worksheets and reports using spreadsheet software. Students create, modify and print various charts based on worksheet data.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • COMPSOFT 10103120 - MS Office Suite, Introduction

    • COMPUTER 10107150 - Microcomputer Applications

    • Student is in progress in Agricultural Accounting (20-006-6) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Spreadsheets, Intermediate
    10-101-152
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10101152
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers developing and editing business-related worksheets. Students examine various functions such as If, Round, Sum, Average and Pmt. They also use Data Tables, Goal Seek, Scenarios and Solver to assist in decision making.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • ACCTG 10101145 - Spreadsheets, Beginning

  • Financial Accounting 1
    10-101-180
    4Credit
    81
    135
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 81
    • Outside Effort Hours: 135
    • Course Number: 10101180
    • Credits: 4.00

    Prepares students to analyze, record, summarize and interpret accounting information. The course focuses on business transactions, financial statements, merchandising, inventory, special journals, internal controls, receivables, plant assets and payroll.

  • Payroll
    10-101-194
    2Credit
    45
    63

    • Instructional Hours: 45
    • Outside Effort Hours: 63
    • Course Number: 10101194
    • Credits: 2.00

    Presents payroll calculation and preparation of payroll. Topics include federal and state laws, calculation and payment of payroll taxes, completion of government forms. Proficiency with electronic calculators is recommended.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • ACCTG 10101180 - Financial Accounting 1

    • Student is in progress in Human Resources (10-116-1) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Advanced Payroll
    10-101-195
    1Credit
    27
    27

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10101195
    • Credits: 1.00

    Presents preparation of payroll-related journal entries. A computer practice set is included. Proficiency with electronic calculators is recommended.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • ACCTG 10101194 - Payroll

  • MS Office Suite, Introduction
    10-103-120
    2Credit
    54
    54

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 54
    • Course Number: 10103120
    • Credits: 2.00

    Provides an opportunity to gain technical skills employers are seeking, by using the features in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Through hands-on course work, students will be able to integrate Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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