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Accounting Clerk, 1 year certificate

Accounting students

PCC’s accounting programs are designed to develop your skills in areas such as accounting, payroll, computerized accounting applications, law, tax, business math, microcomputer applications, financial management, communication, organization, critical thinking, and problem-solving.

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Certificate: Accounting Clerk1 year

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Course listing for the 2023-2024 catalog year.

BA 100Career Planning and Preparation in Business2
BA 101Introduction to Business4
BA 111Introduction to Accounting3
BA 116Microsoft Word for Workplace Communications4
BA 131Introduction to Business Technology4
BA 177Payroll Accounting3
BA 205Business Communication Using Technology §4
BA 211Principles of Financial Accounting § 4
BA 216AData Analytics with Excel and Tableau4
BA 228Computer Accounting Applications3
BA 285Human Relations-Organizations §3
BA 292Accounting Capstone3
CIS 120Digital Literacy 4
WR 121Composition I (WR121=WR121Z) Z4
or WR 122 Composition II (WR122=WR122Z)
or WR 227 Technical Writing (WR227=WR227Z)
Total Credits49

Course contains Related Instruction and cannot be substituted with another course; Related Instruction details can be viewed here.


This course is part of Oregon Common Course Numbering. The following courses are equivalent:

WR 121 and WR 121Z 

WR 122 and WR 122Z

WR 227 and WR 227Z 

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