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Bookkeeping

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, the student will understand accounting terms and uses as they apply to business; have knowledge of financial statements and their importance to a business, vendors, creditors, and customers; be able to identify the standard elements on the Windows 7 desktop and demonstrate basic mouse operations; to understand basic computer terminologies, and become familiar with global in formation systems to be able to sign on to an account and use common utilities, including e-mail, Web browsers, and searching a variety of databases for information; and be able to set-up and process a company’s accounting information and Payroll System through the use of computers.
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ursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss transfer requirements.
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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS
 
ACCTG 101 or
ACCTG 110
Financial Accounting
Basic Accounting 
5 or
4
  ACCTG 120 Computerized Accounting Systems 3
  ACCTG 130 Payroll Accounting 3
  BUSAD 101 Introduction to Business 3
CABOT 102 CABOT 105 Introduction to Office Correspondence 3
  CABOT 106 Electronic Calculators 1
  CABOT 110 Collegiate Business Mathematics 3
  Select 5 units from the following
  ACCTG 101* Financial Accounting 5
ACCTG 101 or equivalent ACCTG 102 Managerial Accounting 5
  ACCTG 121 Peachtree/Great Plains 3
  ACCTG 150 Principles of Income Taxation 3
ACCTG 150 or equivalent ACCTG 155 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) 3
ACCTG 155 or equivalent ACCTG 156 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) II 1
ACCTG 156 or equivalent ACCTG 157 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Leadership 1
ACCTG 150 or equivalent ACCTG 160 Advanced Income Tax 3
  ACCTG 165 Tax Planning, Tax Research, and Tax Fraud 3
  ACCTG 180 Financial Analysis and Communications 2
CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101 BUSAD 106 Written Business Communications 3
  BUSAD 110 Human Relations in Business 3
  BUSAD 120 Business Law I 3
  BUSAD 162 Principles of Marketing 3
  CABOT 208 Windows Basics 1
  CABOT 260 Beginning Microsoft Office Applications 4
  CABOT 270 Microsoft Excel I 3
CABOT 270 or equivalent CABOT 271 Microsoft Excel II 3
  CS/IS 100 Computer Concepts 3
  CS/IS 101 Introduction to Computer and Information Systems 5
Completion of 12 units with a 2.5 GPA or better and concurrent enrollment in 3 additional units ACCTG 50 Internship (Accounting) 3
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 25-26
* If not used to fulfill core requirement
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2016 GCC Catalog 2016-2017
Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.