2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Accounting Clerk Certificate of Achievement

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Successful completion of the Accounting Clerk certificate will provide the skills necessary for an entry-level accounting clerk or bookkeeping job. Students will learn how to account for payroll and accounts payable/receivable; prepare complete, up-to-date, and accurate records of expenses, revenues and financial files; reconcile business bank statements; track and maintain records of employee wage and tax expenses; prepare business requisitions; post accounts receivable and payable; prepare bank deposits; maintain inventory records; compute account and expense totals; and find and correct errors in financial records.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze business problems and choose the appropriate applications leading to the solutions. The applications may involve money management in bank records, payroll, trade discounts, cash discounts, markups, markdowns, and simple interest.
  2. Analyze and record accounting transactions.
  3. Apply the concept of production cost analysis by calculating wages, materials charged or returned.

Core Requirements

Complete 11 units

Restricted Electives

Area A

Complete 3 units selected from:

Area B

Complete 3 units selected from:

Minimum Units Required: 17

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

For more information:

Contact the Business and Law Transfer and Career Pathway (TrAC)  

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