Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2024  
Preliminary 2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

Advanced Bookkeeping Certificate

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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).
  2. Prepare and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies.
  3. Prepare basic tax returns and communicate the effects of tax rules for individuals, partnerships and corporations.
  4. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, interpret and communicate financial information.