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Bookkeeping Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Bookkeeping and enter the workforce. Students explore accounting principles, payroll and sales tax concepts. This certificate provides immediate entry-level career opportunities upon completion. The Bookkeeping Certificate prepares students for career entry into a wide variety of clerical and technical positions that have a recordkeeping or bookkeeping component. Careers will allow the student to work in business, industry, government, and other organizations. They will be ready to work effectively under the supervision of controllers, chief accountants, accounting supervisors, certified public accountants, and other professional accountants.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 121Accounting Principles I


ACC 245Computerized Acct Prof Pkg


ACC 138Payroll and Sales Tax


Total Credit Hours:10

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACC 122Accounting Principles II


BUS 217Business Communications and Report Writing


CIS 155Complete Spreadsheets


CAPSTONE ACC 267/280/289


Total Credit Hours:11

Total Credit Hours: 21