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  • Finance Technology
  • In CTE's Finance Technology program, students learn how to use generally accepted accounting principles in manual and computerized formats. Instruction is provided on entering transactions into journals, posting transactions to accounts, balancing records, preparing financial statements and completing fax reports. Included in this course are lessons relating to business ethics, business law, office procedures and public relations. Students are provided experiences and instruction needed to satisfy initial employment requirements for accounting, computing and data capturing occupations.

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    The Finance Technology Program is offered at the following school:

    • Pittsburgh Carrick High School

    Certifications Offered:

    • Microsoft Office Application Specialist (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word)
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    Competency Task List

    The Competency Task List, issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), is a detailed list of the skills students must learn in each program of study.  When a student masters a competency task, the program instructor certifies this by placing their initials next to the task in the student’s Competency Task List Booklet.  This booklet is provided to each CTE student during the first year of the program.  The CTE instructor uses this booklet to keep track of the student’s progress.

    See the Finance Technology Competency Task List.

    Students who are successful in the Finance Technology program have the opportunity to earn FREE college credits, as part of this program of study.