2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 10, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Bookkeeping Certificate


The Bookkeeping certificate prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of business and office settings where basic knowledge of bookkeeping is required.

This certificate provides the foundation for several other certificate programs: Administrative Professional, Advanced Bookkeeping, Basic Tax and Accounting Assistant.

Credit Hours Required: 9

This certificate is not eligible for Federal Financial Aid. To explore other financial aid opportunities, please visit the YC Answer Center.

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Bookkeeping Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). (ACC 121)
  2. Prepare and interpret financial statements and reports for service and merchandising companies.(ACC 121)
  3. Prepare basic tax returns and communicate the effects of tax rules for individuals, partnerships and corporations. (ACC 115)
  4. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, interpret and communicate financial information. (CSA 126)