The objective of this program is to prepare students for employment in entry-level positions in business, nonprofit, and government organizations.
Students who complete this certificate can expect to find employment as a bookkeeper, management trainee, office manager, and bank teller/loan officer trainee.
To further advance in this career area, completion of QuickBooks certification and/or American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) licensing is recommended.
All of the courses in this certificate curriculum can apply to the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business.
- ACCT 121 Fundamentals of Accounting (3 Credits)
- ACCT 161 Principles of Accounting I (3 Credits)
- ACCT 162 Principles of Accounting II (3 Credits)
- BUSN 210 Business Communications (3 Credits)
- BUSN 220 Career Management and Professional Behavior (3 Credits)
- CSIT 123 Integrated Office Software (3 Credits)
- CSIT 126 Intermediate Spreadsheets & Database (3 Credits)
- ENGL 151 English I (3 Credits)
Students select 6 credits from the following list:
- BUSN 131 Introduction to Business Administration (3 Credits)
- BUSN 151 Human Resource Management (3 Credits)
- BUSN 170 Small Business Management (3 Credits)
- BUSN 251 Business Law I (3 Credits)
- BUSN 271 Principles of Management (3 Credits)
- American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) licensing (may be substituted for course elective)
- Completion of QuickBooks certification and/or American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) licensing may be substituted for one Course Selection elective
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CAREERS IN OFFICE MANAGEMENT AND BOOKKEEPING
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Official* 2017-2018 Catalog
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*Course requirements for degrees can and do change over time. Students are responsible for fulfilling the degree requirements that are in effect when they begin pursuing the degree at the college.