Academic Catalogs

Payroll Accounting Competency, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CM_PACC

Control Number: 41018

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This certificate, issued through the Graduation Office, provides students with basic accounting and computer accounting coursework focusing on payroll accounting. Completion of the certificate will enable students to apply for entry-level positions in accounting with an emphasis in payroll.

Program Outcome

Demonstrate generally accepted accounting practices in the area of payroll accounting using various forms of technology.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ACCT A101Financial Accounting4
or ACCT A101H Financial Accounting Honors
ACCT A102Managerial Accounting4
or ACCT A102H Managerial Accounting Honors
ACCT A110Excel for Accounting and Finance3
ACCT A119Payroll3
Total Units14

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
Financial Accounting
or Financial Accounting Honors
Semester 2
Managerial Accounting
or Managerial Accounting Honors
ACCT A110 Excel for Accounting and Finance 3
ACCT A119 Payroll 3
 Total Units14