QuickBooks & Spreadsheets for Accounting Noncredit Certificate - Active
Department: Business
Approval: November 2016
Effective Semester: Fall 2017
Program Goal. Prepare students for entry-level and mid-level clerical office accounting positions. Students will learn skills needed to be competitive in the present job market using Microsoft Excel, and accounting principles with the integration of QuickBooks. Students who receive this certificate will be qualified to apply for various accounting positions including, but not limited to, bookkeeper, accounts receivable, accounts payable and/or payroll clerk.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Advisory Entrance Requirements. Completion of ESLN 3600; COMP 9905 or COMP 9245

Exit Requirements. Successful completion of all courses with a passing grade of "C" or better. Typing: 30+ wpm in a timed test with 90% accuracy. Minimum attendance of 80% in all classes is required.

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Noncredit Certificate in QuickBooks & Spreadsheets for Accounting
Course Hours
Required courses:
BOSS 5500 - Keyboarding for Computers 45.00
BOSS 5506 - Computer Keyboarding: The Numeric Keypad 15.00
COMP 9900 - Microsoft Excel for Business I 45.00
COMP 9904 - Microsoft Excel for Business II 45.00
COMP 9932 - Excel for Accounting Principles 45.00
Total: 195.00
Choose one of the following Accounting courses or course combinations:
ACBO 9201 - Accounting I - Proprietorship and Partnership 90.00
ACBO 9206 - Basic Accounting Concepts I 45.00
ACBO 9207 - Basic Accounting Concepts II 45.00
Total: 90.00
Choose one of the following Quickbooks courses or course combinations:
ACBO 9205 - Quickbooks Complete 90.00
ACBO 9208 - QuickBooks: Level 1 45.00
ACBO 9209 - QuickBooks: Level 2 45.00
Total: 90.00
Total: 375.00