Accounting - Bookkeeping


The Bookkeeping Certificate provides the student with the basic skills and knowledge for entry-level positions within the clerical/accounting field. Common duties performed in this field are posting transactions to journals/ledgers, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory tracking/reporting, bank reconciliation, expense reporting and account analysis. The sequence can be completed in one year, and courses are offered Fall and Spring semesters.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will explain the concept of double-entry accounting within the categories of asset, liability, owner's equity, revenue and expense account.
  • Students will use computerized accounting software to process accounting transactions.
  • Students will analyze business transactions, and journalize and post transactions to ledger accounts.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Coursework

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Principles of Accounting - Financial
Bookkeeping - Accounting
Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting
Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting
Business Mathematics
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