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Bookkeeping, Certificate

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The Bookkeeping Certificate emphasizes practical skills in the accounting field.. Students completing the certificate are employable as AP, AR or payroll clerks for entry level positions.


Learning Outcomes

  • Students will  accurately analyze and record  general accounting and payroll transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Students will accurate prepare financial reports using Quickbooks.
  • Given a specific set of circumstances; students will analyze and apply the appropriate ethical standards.



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

Professional-Technical Core Courses

Where applicable, take ACCTG 121 , BTECH 104 and BUSN 216  before other PT courses.

Total Core Credits: 15

Total Supporting Course Credits: 7

Total Related Instruction Credits: 20

Total Program Credits: 42 Credits

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