Payroll Accounting Specialist, TCC (PA61) (520302)  Technical Certificate of Credit

Campus Locations: Moultrie (Veterans Parkway), Thomasville, Tifton, Online

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.

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.

Books: $250.60
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $700.00
Total: $1,251.60
Books: $550.50
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,000.00
Total: $1,851.50
Curriculum Outline (17 hours)
1: Occupational Courses (17 hours) 17
ACCT 1100

Pre-requisite(s): Program Admission or Advisor Approval Introduces the basic financial accounting concepts of the complete accounting cycle and provides the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a sole proprietorship. Topics include: accounting vocabulary and concepts, the accounting cycle for a personal service business, the accounting cycle for a merchandising business, inventory, cash control and receivables. Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

ACCT 1105

Pre-requisite(s): ACCT 1100 (For Provisional Students: Advisor Approval and ACCT 1100) Introduces the intermediate financial accounting concepts that provide the student with the necessary skills to maintain a set of books for a partnership and corporation. Topics include: Fixed and Intangible Assets, Current and Long-Term Liabilities (Notes Payable), Payroll, Accounting for a Partnership, Accounting for a Corporation, Statement of Cash Flows, and Financial Statement Analysis, Laboratory work demonstrates theory presented in class.

ACCT 1115

Pre-requisite(s): COMP 1000, ACCT 1100 Emphasizes operation of computerized accounting systems from manual input forms. Topics include: company creation (service and merchandising), chart of accounts, customers transactions, vendors transactions, banking activities, merchandise inventory, employees and payroll, and financial reports. Laboratory work includes theoretical and technical application.

ACCT 1130

Pre-requisite(s): ACCT 1100 Provides an understanding of the laws that affect a company's payroll structure and practical application skills in maintaining payroll records. Topics include: payroll tax laws, payroll tax forms, payroll and personnel records, computing wages and salaries, taxes affecting employees and employers, and analyzing and journalizing payroll transactions.

COMP 1000

Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer and digital terminology, and usage, operating systems, Internet and digital communication, word processing applications, spreadsheet applications, database applications, and presentation applications.

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School of Business

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Accounting Faculty
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Accounting Faculty
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