Accounting - Payroll Clerk, Short-Term Technical Certificate

Curriculum Code #0005

Effective May 2021

Division of Engineering, Business and Information Technologies

The payroll clerk short-term technical certificate prepares the certificate holder for employment in a basic payroll clerk position performing routine functions.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterHours
ACTG 151 ACCOUNTING I - FINANCIAL 4
CISS 121 MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
 Hours8
Spring Semester
ACTG 161 PAYROLL ACCOUNTING 2 3
BADM 211 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS 2 3
CISS 212 SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 2 3
 Hours9
 Total Hours17

This short-term technical certificate contains basic academic and technical courses that are designed for entry-level employment situations. Some occupations or employers require an associate degree or higher.

Program Contact(s):

Gerald McFadden
440-366-7473
gmcfadden@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your advising team.

More program information can be found on our website.

Program Learning Outcomes

1. The ability to apply accounting theories and principles to payroll transactions in a wide array of business settings.

2. Formulate professional opinions and guidance by interpreting payroll data using critical thinking and ethical guidelines.