Academic Catalogs

Bookkeeping, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 2_CM_ACCT

Control Number: 43198

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This Bookkeeping Certificate of Achivement prepares students with the necessary accounting knowledge and software proficiency to become bookkeepers and accounting clerks for a variety of businesses and organizations. 

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the framework for double-entry accounting and apply transaction analysis in an accounting information system.
  2. Demonstrate a variety of QuickBooks functions: matching transactions, processing sales orders, invoicing, payment processing, and bank reconciliations.
  3. Construct financial statements and perform basic financial statement analysis for small business using Excel.

Potential careers students may enter upon completion are as follows:

  • Bookkeepers
  • Accounting clerks
  • Auditing

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ACCT G101Financial Accounting4
ACCT G105Excel for Accounting and Finance3
ACCT G235Quickbooks Pro for Accountants3
Total Units10

Recommended Program Sequence

These sequences are general maps for students to finish all requirements for the Certificate. There may be advisories or time requirements that students may want to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with a GWC Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Year 1:

Course Title Units
Semester 1
ACCT G101Financial Accounting4
ACCT G105Excel for Accounting and Finance3
Course Title Units
Semester 2
ACCT G235Quickbooks Pro for Accountants3