Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Payroll Accounting Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit provides entry-level skills in payroll accounting. Topics include: principles of accounting, computerized accounting, principles of payroll accounting, mathematics, and basic computer use.

Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will calculate costs, depreciation, and disposal of plant assets.
• Students will produce an adjusted and in-balance set of books utilizing computerized accounting software.
• Students will process and record payroll transactions utilizing a simulated computerized payroll accounting system.

Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Veterans Parkway, Thomasville, Tifton Length: Two (2) Semesters

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Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Payroll Accounting Specialist, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 17 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a diploma or degree program.


Credit Hours

1. Occupational Courses (17 hours)
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1115 Computerized Accounting 3
ACCT 1130 Payroll Accounting 3
COMP 1000 Introduction to Computers 3