Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper

Technical Diploma

The Bookkeeper program is designed for small businesses seeking to better perform routine accounting and payroll transactions, individuals seeking employment as an entry-level bookkeeper, or individuals currently employed seeking to expand their basic accounting skills and knowledge. Participants will learn to process basic financial transactions and perform payroll operations.

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Program Outline

Course # Course Title Credits
1010111200 Payroll Accounting 3.00
Description and Competencies

Teaches accounting procedures dealing with payroll, laws, and government requirements, including completion and filing of periodic reports. Prerequisite(s): 1010115100 Accounting Principles 1 (C or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed).

Competencies
10101112C00 Payroll Accounting

Students will prepare and report payroll records

3.00
1010113500 QuickBooks Applications 1.00
Description and Competencies

Perform advanced level accounting functions in QuickBooks: complex daily transactions, payroll, month end, reports and budgets Prerequisite(s): 1010315500 QuickBooks Basics (C or better).

Competencies
10101135C00 QuickBooks Applications

Perform advanced level accounting functions in QuickBooks: complex daily transactions, payroll, month end, reports and budgets Prerequisite(s): 10103155C00 QuickBooks Basics (B or better) (concurrent enrollment allowed).

1.00
1010115100 Accounting Principles 1 2.00
Description and Competencies

Develops an understanding of the fundamental principles of accounting with an emphasis on the accounting cycle.

Competencies
10101151C00 Accounting Principles 1

Students will prepare financial statements using the generally accepted accounting principles for merchandising business.

2.00
1010315500 QuickBooks Basics 1.00
Description and Competencies

Students will process routine accounting transactions for service industry including company setup.

Competencies
10103155C00 QuickBooks Basics

Students will process routine accounting transactions for service industry including company setup.

1.00

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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100% Online

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Multiple Start Dates

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Personalized Pace

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Optional Lab Support


2020 Start Dates

January 8 May 8 September 2
February 3 June 1 October 5
March 2 July 6 November 2

2021 Start Dates

January 6 March 1 June 7
February 1 May 7 July 5

Approximate Cost

$1,045*

*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

Your Potential Careers

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Clerk

What You'll Learn

  • Process financial transactions throughout the accounting cycle.
  • Perform payroll preparation, reporting, and analysis tasks.

Median Annual Salary

$33,474 $37,295 $39,720
Local State National

EMSI 2020.1

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