Business and Finance
Business and Finance
This course is the first in a sequence of two designed for accounting. Emphasis is placed on regulatory agencies and professional groups, basic accounting principles, journals, general ledgers, worksheets, financial statements, adjusting and closing entries, spreadsheet accounting, accounts payable, accounts payable subsidiary ledgers, uncollectible accounts receivable, inventories and investments, short-term liabilities, and basic banking principles and procedures related to accounting.
This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of two designed for accounting. Emphasis is placed on the forms of business organizations, fixed assets, long-term liabilities, financial statement analysis, payroll, discounts, returns and allowances, job costing accounting, plant assets and depreciation, notes and interest, accrued items, and end- of-fiscal period.
Accounting Clerk Upgrade
This competency-based course introduces the principles and processes in manual accounting prior to computerized systems and cycle. It includes automated accounting (calculators and computers used for recording and reporting), critical thinking/problem solving, employability skills, assessment of skills, and ethical decision-making skills which prepare individuals for employment in accounting and related occupations.
Typist: Keyboarding 1
This competency-based course is designed to introduce limited English proficient students to computer keyboarding skills. The course emphasizes the development of accuracy and speed, proper operation of a microcomputer, computer applications in an office, and basic exploration of employability skills.
Typist: Keyboarding 2
This competency-based course is designed to introduce students to skills used in office occupations. The course includes computer terminology, operation safety and maintenance, keyboarding review, document formatting and applications, office career preparation, and basic employability skills.
Administrative Assistant 1 – Office Procedures
This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of three designed for administrative assistant training. Emphasis is placed on the proper use of office tools and equipment including electronic calculating machines and reprographic equipment, telephone etiquette, email and mail processing, data and records management, the appropriate use of reference materials, and travel arrangements.
Administrative Assistant 2 – Business English
This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of three designed for administrative assistant training. Emphasis is placed on the rules of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and the applications of those rules in business writing and reporting.
Administrative Assistant 3 – Business Math
This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of three designed for administrative assistant training. Emphasis is placed on the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and mixed numbers as well as the applications of the mathematical rules in the computation of word and money problems.
Computer Operations 1 – Foundations
This competency-based course is the first in a sequence of courses designed for computer operation. It includes an orientation, workplace safety, resource management, and employability skills. Emphasis is placed on the computer and its parts, computer operating systems, word processing, file management, Internet applications, e-mail, computer ethics and security, and virus and spyware protection.
Computer Operations 2 – Applications
This competency-based course is the second in a sequence of courses designed for computer operation. Emphasis is placed on the techniques for word processing and electronic spreadsheets.
Computer Operations 3 – Database Management
This competency-based course is the third in a sequence of courses designed for computer operation. Emphasis is placed on basic filing, alphabetic indexing, cross-referencing techniques for on-file documents, application of system commands for file maintenance, and the creation, documentation, and protection of functional data files.
Computer Operations 4 – Presentation
This competency-based course is the fourth in a sequence of five designed for computer operation. Emphasis is placed on the different types of presentation graphics software, understanding the parts of the PowerPoint screen, navigating an existing presentation, creating a new presentation using the basic principles of design, filling in text boxes, inserting and formatting objects to edit and improve the presentation graphics, adding private notes for the speaker, printing the slides, and tips to maximize the effect and utility of the presentation.
Computer Operations 5 – IC3 Certification Preparation
This competency-based course is the last in a sequence of five designed for computer operation. It provides students with technical instruction and practical experience in fulfilling the requirements of the Internet and Computing Core Certificate (IC3) Program, a global training and certification program for students and employees who want to excel in a digital world.