# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Accounting (6320/36 weeks)

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Accounting (6320/36 weeks)

Course Description

Course Code:6320
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:None

Accounting students study the basic principles, concepts, and practices of the accounting cycle for a service business and a merchandising business. Topics covered include analyzing transactions, journalizing and posting entries, preparing payroll records and financial statements, and managing cash control systems. Business ethics and professional conduct are emphasized. Students learn fundamental accounting procedures, using both manual and electronic systems.

Recommended prerequisite(s): Keyboarding course(s) or teacher-approved demonstration and documentation of touch keyboarding skills

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Business Management and Administration
    • Business Information Management
  • Finance
    • Accounting
    • Banking Services
    • Business Finance
    • Securities and Investments
  • Government and Public Administration
    • Foreign Service
    • Governance
    • National Security
    • Planning
    • Public Management and Administration
    • Regulation
    • Revenue and Taxation
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Science and Mathematics
  • Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
    • Sales and Service

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.