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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

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)

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


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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