2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Advanced Bookkeeping Certificate

Program Progression - Advanced Bookkeeping Certificate  


The Advanced Bookkeeping certificate will prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of business and office settings where knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting practices is required.

This certificate provides the two-semester foundation for the Accounting Assistant certificate.

Credit Hours Required: 21

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Advanced 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) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS). (ACC 121, ACC 122, ACC 131, ACC 160)
  2. Prepare and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies.(ACC 121, ACC 131, ACC 160, ACC 162)
  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. (ACC 115, ACC 122, ACC 160, ACC 162, CSA 126)