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Purpose: The Career Studies Certificate in Bookkeeping is designed to provide individuals with an educational level that will enable them to obtain employment requiring basic bookkeeping skills.

Occupational Objectives: Bookkeeper, Payroll Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Clerk

Admission Requirements: Admission to the program is governed by the established admission requirements to the College. In addition, entry into the Bookkeeping program requires proficiency in high school English and Mathematics. Students with deficiencies will require Developmental Studies.

Program Requirements: The Bookkeeping program is designed to prepare students to work in bookkeeping and related positions. The curriculum is composed of business courses consisting of accounting and computer technology.

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
First Semester
ACC 211Principles of Accounting I404
ACC 261Principles of Taxation I303
ITE 115Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts303
ITE 140Spreadsheet Software303
Second Semester
ACC 212Principles of Accounting II404
ACC 215Computerized Accounting303
BUS 236Communication in Management303
ACC 124Payroll Accounting303

Total Minimum Credits for Career Studies Certificate in Bookkeeping  26

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Degree: Career Studies Certificate
Program Code: 221-212-03
Program Length: 1 year – 2 Semesters
Minimum Credits: 26

Program Degree Completion Plan

Program Advisor
Margaret Dye
Davis Hall Room 230