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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: School of Career and Technical Education

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students to work in smaller organizations with full-charge bookkeepers to record debits and credits, compare current and past balance sheets, summarize details of ledgers, and prepare reports for supervisors and managers. In large offices bookkeeper assistants are more specialized and their title may reflect the type of bookkeeping they do, such as accounts payable clerk or accounts receivable clerk. Knowledge of accounting and spreadsheet software is necessary.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Note: Students who qualify to enroll in Acctg 1A their first semester should do so and enroll in Acctg 1B their second semester.

Effective academic year: 2003-2004

Required Units in the Major:    35-36

Required Courses
  ACCT 001A - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (4.0 units)
  OR
  ACCT 010 - BOOKKEEPING-ACCOUNTING (4.0 units)
  &
  BIT 011A - COMPUTER KEYBOARDING AND DOCUMENT PROCESSING (2.0 units)
  BUS 016 - BUSINESS COMPUTATIONS UTILIZING TECHNOLOGY (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (14 units)
ACCT 001A - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING (4.0 units)
  OR
  ACCT 001B - MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING (4.0 units)
  &
  BUS 011A - BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS (3.0 units)
  ACCT 104A - MICROCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS (3.0 units)
  ENGL 001A - READING AND COMPOSITION (4.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (12-13 units)
ACCT 104B - PAYROLL ACCOUNTING (3.0 units)
  BIT 025 - SURVEY OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS (3.0 units)
  BUS 009 - INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3.0 units)
  BUS 114 - BUSINESS MATHEMATICS (3.0 units)
  OR
  BUS 115 - BUSINESS ALGEBRA (4.0 units)
  OR
  BUS 014A - MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS-FINITE (4.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None