• Accounting Operations

  • Accounting Operations (B070110)

    This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers, such as Information Technology Assistant, Accounting Clerk, Accounting Associate, and Accounting Assistant in the Business, Management, and Administration career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupationally-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Business, Management, and Administration career cluster.

    The content includes, but is not limited to, double-entry accounting principles; methods of recording business transactions; preparation and analysis of various documents and financial statements; payroll records and tax forms; accounting control systems; account and transaction analysis; inventory methods; the aging process; depreciation; and the application of accounting principles to various entities.

    The program includes instruction in the following software applications:

    • Microsoft Word
    • Excel
    • Access
    • PowerPoint
    • Outlook
    • Quickbooks Online
    • Adobe Acrobat.

    Upon completion of the Accounting Operations Program, students are required to pass at least one of the following certifications: Bookkeeping Fundamentals, Quickbooks, or MS Office (Bundle of 3; Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint or Access).

    Program content includes the following courses:

    OCPS Title Course Hours
    A
    Information Technology Assistant
    OTA0040
    150
    B
    Accounting Clerk
    ACO0040
    300
    C
    Accounting Associate
    ACO0041
    300
    D
    Accounting Assistant
    ACO0042
    150
     
     
    Program Length:
    900 Hours

    Enrollment

    George Stone Technical College has an open-enrollment policy. Provided there is seat availability in the desired class, the student may begin classes on the first Monday of each quarter.

    Fall Enrollment Dates Spring Enrollment Dates
    August 10, 2023
    January 8, 2024
    October 2, 2023 March 4, 2024

     

    Program Times

     

    Status Times Frequency
    Full Time - Day
    8:00AM - 1:30PM
    MTWRF
    Part Time - Day 
    8:00AM - 10:30AM
    MTWRF
    Part Time - Day

    10:30AM - 1:30PM

    (includes a 30 - minute lunch)

    MTWRF
    Full Time - Evening

     

                       NOT AVAILABLE

    Part Time - Evening

    Program Costs

    Estimated for Florida Residents Tuition: $2,700

    Books/Supplies: $750

    Total: $3450

    Industry Salaries

    Salary Rate: $40,000 - $62,000

    Pensacola Average: $50,000

    State Average: $45,000

    National Average: $48,000

    Instructor Contact Information

    Instructor: Annie Gilmore Email: agilmore@ecsdfl.us

    Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2186

    Location: Building 3, Room 319

    Office hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30AM - 3:15PM and Friday 7:30AM - 2:00PM

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