Sep 23, 2021  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bookkeeping, Certificate

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Learning Outcomes

  • Record business transactions, analyze accounting records and communicate business information based on management directions using accepted business accounting policies and procedures and computer systems and accounting software as appropriate.
  • Accurately and timely complete assigned projects using appropriate policies, guidance, ethical standards and management directions, including using computer systems and analytical (such as spreadsheet and database) software.
  • Coordinate activities with team members, including lead accountant or supervisor, while working on projects.
  • Maintain and protect basic information systems and accounting records.
  • Interpret and use oral instructions to complete assigned tasks; speak clearly and produce written documents that meet standards of accuracy when dealing with the organizations’ stakeholders.



Some or all of the following are required. Check with a faculty adviser.

  • Keyboarding and 10-key numeric pad skills.
  • Consultation with an accounting faculty member

Important Notes

  • Accounting degree and certificates are not intended for business majors planning to transfer to a four-year program.
  • This information does not substitute for meeting with a faculty adviser.
  • Certificate programs emphasize preparation in specific job skills required for entry-level employment.
  • Not all classes are offered every quarter or at night.

Specific Requirements

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