Apr 18, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

Accounting Assistant Certificate

Location(s): Walla Walla, Clarkston, Online (full)

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This certificate prepares the student to compute, classify, record, and verify numerical data in order to develop and maintain financial records.

Certificate Outcomes:

  • Possess the skills needed to secure and maintain entry-level employment as accounting and payroll clerks.
  • Accurately prepare payroll and related federal and state tax returns.
  • Understand and practice professional work habits expected in the accounting field, including confidentiality and accounting ethics.
  • Be able to correctly complete the basic bookkeeping processes according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Acquire proficiency using computer software, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, and computerized accounting software.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and in writing at a level necessary for successful employment in the accounting field.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills needed to prioritize, anticipate and analyze problems, and to evaluate and implement solutions.

Year One

Grand Total: 50

PLAN CODE: ATBAAC45 (Previously EPC: 505A)

The following courses meet the related instruction requirements of this certificate/degree (one course per category required):

(W) - AENG 100 

(M) - BUS 112 , MATH& 146 

(O) (R) - ACOM 102 , CMST& 210 

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