The curriculum prepares students to become (with experience) certified bookkeepers. This training is relevant to positions such as bookkeeping/accounting/auditing clerk, accounts payable clerk, accounts receivable clerk/collections, general ledger clerk or payroll clerk. Knowledge of accounting and spreadsheet software is necessary.
The curriculum is aimed at students passing the national Certified Bookkeeper exams administered by the American Institute of Public Bookkeepers (AIPB). For more information on this program go to www.aipb.org.
Optionally, students can also take a course to become a California Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP) to prepare to work as a para-professional in an accounting or CPA office. For more information go to www.ctec.org.
A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.
- Be able to pass the national AIPB Certified Bookkeeping exams.
- Be able to perform basic General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, basic payroll duties.
- Be able to use QB Desktop software to record accounting transactions, and prepare Financial Reports.
Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement
|ACCT 104A||COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING - QUICKBOOKS||3|
|ACCT 104B||PAYROLL ACCOUNTING||3|
|BIT 106||BUSINESS SOFTWARE-INTRODUCTION TO MICROSOFT OFFICE SYSTEM||3|
|BIT 133||BUSINESS SOFTWARE-MICROSOFT EXCEL||2|
|BUS 112||BUSINESS ENGLISH||3|
|BUS 114||BUSINESS MATHEMATICS||3|
|ACCT 001A||FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING||4|
|ACCT 001B||MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING||4|
|ACCT 104C||INCOME TAX PREPARATION||3|
|BUS 012A||BUSINESS LAW||3|
|BUS 170||WORK EXPERIENCE INTERNSHIP||3|