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About the Bookkeeper Program

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

Semester: 1
Course # Course Title Credits
1010111200 Payroll Accounting

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).

1010113500 QuickBooks Applications

Students will apply QuickBooks to common Accounting situations. Emphasis on payroll, budgets, reports, and processing of vendor and customer transactions from merchandising operations. Prerequisite(s): 1010315500 QuickBooks Basics (C or better).

1010115100 Accounting Principles 1

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

1010315500 QuickBooks Basics

Covers basic features of QuickBooks. Topics will include an introduction to QuickBooks, company setup, basic journal entries, recording cash receipts/disbursements, sales, deposits, month end activities and bank reconciliations.


At A Glance

Flexible Options

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Multiple Start Dates

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Personalized Pace

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Optional Lab Support

2019 Start Dates

January 16 April 15 September 9
February 4 June 6 October 7
March 4 July 1 November 4
April 1 September 4  

2020 Start Dates

January 8 March 2 June 1
January 15 May 8 July 6
February 3 May 11

Approximate Cost


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

What You'll Learn

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

Your Potential Careers

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounting Clerk

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