Accounting - Bookkeeping

Certificate of Completion

The Accounting - Bookkeeping Certificate provides basic accounting skills and knowledge, preparing the student for entry-level positions as an accounting clerk in areas such as bookkeeping, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory tracking and reporting, bank reconciliation, expense reporting, and account analysis.

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
QuickBooks for Accounting
Excel for Accounting

Vocational Studies

Continuing Education classes, also known as “Noncredit,” are financially supported by the state of California and are offered tuition-free. Noncredit classes are designed to provide students with a high-quality learning experience with the opportunity to gain new skills and embark on new career pathways. Noncredit programs at Mt. SAC include Adult Basic Education (ABE), Education for Older Adults (EOA), English as a Second Language (ESL), Short-Term Vocational (STV), Vocational Re-Entry (VRE), and IMPACT/Adults with Disabilities (AWD). Below are certificate opportunities in the STV and VRE programs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
Spring Term
VOC BA76 Excel for Accounting 0
VOC BA75 QuickBooks for Accounting 0
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 Total Units0
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