Jun 16, 2024  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Professional Bookkeeper (certificate)

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Majors & Programs

Title of Certificate: Professional Bookkeeper, Certificate

Award: Certificate


Total Credit Hours: 18

About Business Administration Department

Purpose: This program provides the knowledge and skills required of a full-charge bookkeeper. It prepares the student to take the Professional Bookkeeper Certification Examination. Because the program is carefully tailored to job-related skills, the student can complete it in two terms.

Additional Certificate Requirements

Completion of each of the required courses with a grade of C or better.

Range of Occupations

  • Full-charge bookkeeper
  • Accounting clerk
  • Audit clerk

Certificate Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a certificate, students must have demonstrated eligibility for ENG 111  or ENG 115 .  See Academic Regulations for all Graduation Requirements.  

Certificate Requirements: 18 credits

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Perform the basic functions to complete the accounting cycle.
  • Analyze financial statements and identify trends.
  • Perform the basic accounting functions utilizing computer applications.
  • Examine internal financial data to improve and enhance decision making.
  • Examine internal operations to determine the appropriate level of control.

This program aligns with the college’s core competencies.

Career and Educational Advancement Resources


Gainful Employment

Gainful Employment Information  

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Majors & Programs