Program Name: Computerized Accounting with Computer Operations
Credential Awarded: Certificate/Diploma
Accreditation: Manhattan School is licensed and registered by the New York State Education Department and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
Occupations: Bookkeeping, Accounting Assistants, etc.
SOC (Standard Occupational Code): 43-3031
O*Net Online Link: http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-3031.00
Tuition and fees: $19,398.00
On-campus room & board: Not Offered
Financial Aid: Federal and State grants available for those who qualify.
The program offers in-depth instruction in manual and computerized accounting and provides training in a variety of office skills such as typing, data entry, and word processing. Emphasis is placed on Manual Accounting I, II, III. After the student has received the basics in accounting, each student learns Excel and computerized accounting using Peachtree and QuickBooks. The final stage of the program includes a course in career preparation, income tax preparation, and manual and computerized accounting. The overall objective of the program is to train individuals in the use of computerized accounting software to prepare them for such positions as: Accounting Clerks, Bookkeepers, Office Assistants, and Data Entry Clerks.
Program Code: AX1500
Total Course of Study: 60 Weeks as a Full Time Student
G004 Introduction to Keyboarding - 75 hrs
This course introduces students to typing techniques. The course covers keyboarding functions and prepare students for typing.
C101 Information Processing - 75 hrs
This course introduces students to computers and their impact on business and industry. The course covers computer functions, and gives basic computer skills.
G006 Professional & Personality Development - 75 hrs
This course polishes the student’s skills by focusing on, and analyzing the personal qualifications of the students to obtain work in a particular field. Special attention is given to proper behavior and attitude at work, and professional growth and development.
G007 Basic English - 75 hrs
This course is designed to develop communication skills of the intermediate to advanced level students. The course provides a comprehensive review of English grammar along with interactive language-learning activities. The students participate in numerous “real communication” activities and perform communicative tasks for both speaking and writing.
G008 Modern Office Technology - 75 hrs
The course introduces students to modern office technology and its effect on business and industry. The course provides up-to-date instruction and practice with alphabetic, geographic, subject, and numeric, filing systems as well as indexing and filing rules conforming to the latest ARMA guidelines. This course also covers the characteristics of technological devices in the rapidly changing modern office including problem solving and future trends.
B201 Business English (Oral Communication) - 75 hrs
This course is designed to develop effective oral communication skills. The course features: listening comprehension, business and accounting vocabulary, oral presentations, telephone techniques, problem solving, paraphrasing, and interviewing skills.
K200 Keyboarding on Microcomputer - 75 hrs
This course is designed to develop knowledge of the keyboard, skill in the use of alpha/numeric keys, centering, use of proofreader's marks, production of short reports, and business letters in block style with speed and accuracy.
B210 Business Mathematics with Calculator - 75 hrs
This course provides an overview of modern office machines, and the use of an electronic desktop calculator to solve problems in these areas: fractions, decimals, bank and sales records, markup and mark down, interest, credit, discounts, insurance and taxes.
B200 Business Organization and Management - 75 hrs
This course provides an understanding of the business environment including management, human resources, marketing, finance, and a general overview of computer system hardware and vocabulary.
A200 Manual Accounting I - 75 hrs
This course is an introduction to accounting with math review. The course covers the accounting cycle, chart of accounts, journals, worksheets with adjustments, financial reports and closing entries.
B202 Business English (Written Communication) - 75 hrs
This course is designed to develop effective written communication skills. The course features the study of the correct usage of grammar, spelling, punctuation, business letters, memos, and short reports.
G005 Computer Concepts - 75 hrs
This course introduces students to computers and information processing and their impact on business and industry. The course covers computer functions and applications, the characteristics of information system components, problem solving, and ethics issues and future trends.
A210 Computerized Accounting with Excel - 75 hrs
This course provides an introduction to Excel. After studying spreadsheet concepts, students learn how to enter numbers and text, use Excel menus, create and save spreadsheets, and build a financial model. Students are also introduced to the Excel Database and graphic capabilities.
A220 Manual Accounting II - 75 hrs
This course includes banking procedures and control of cash, payroll concepts and procedures, the employer's tax responsibilities, handling sales and purchases, preparing a worksheet for a merchandise company, and completion of the accounting cycle for a merchandise company
A230 Computerized Accounting with QuickBooks - 75 hrs
This course introduces students to a popular, integrated software accounting package, Quickbooks. The course covers the Quickbooks command structure and modules, and students learn how to create files, and enter data to produce journals, reports, and financial statements.
B240 Word Processing - 75 hrs
This course introduces the student to the principles of word processing operations using Microsoft Word and the applications necessary for the modern office. Students learn how to use menus, create and save documents, format and highlight test, use function keys, manipulate files, print documents, and use of some of Microsoft Word’s special time saving features.
A240 Manual Accounting III - 75 hrs
This includes receivables, bad debt expense, inventory, fixed assets, current and long term liabilities, partnerships, corporations with stock, cash flow statements and financial statement analysis.
Prerequisite: A200 and A220
A260 Income Tax Procedures - 75 hrs
This course covers reporting procedures, individual tax preparation, business and professional returns, special tax situations, partnerships, corporations, and tax - exempt status.
A250 Computerized Accounting with Peachtree - 75 hrs
This course introduces students to a popular, integrated software accounting package, Peachtree. The course covers the Peachtree command structure and modules, and students learn how to create files, and enter data to produce journals, reports, and financial statements.
G003 Career Preparation - 75 hrs
This course polishes the student's skills by focusing on, and analyzing, the personal qualifications of the student to obtain work in a particular field. Special attention is given to proper grooming and dress, resume and cover letter preparation, and job interview techniques.