This curriculum provides training for entry-level accounting positions including general accounting clerks, bookkeepers, and similar workers in banks and business firms. Graduates from this program are qualified to meet the demands of offices requiring technical skills in general accounting and computerized bookkeeping. A grade of ‘C’ or better in each major course is required to graduate.


Program Learning Outcomes 

  • Prepare and record accounting entries in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles using both manual and computerized accounting systems.
  • Apply knowledge of payroll and tax accounting to identify and record economic events.
  • Create and analyze financial statements, and communicate results to end users.

Required Courses

Course Title Units
ACCTG 101 Bookkeeping for Small Business 3
ACCTG 022 Payroll Accounting 4
ACCTG 030 QuickBooks 3
ACCTG 095 Individual Income Tax CTEC Approved 5
BIS 102 Microsoft Excel 3
BIS 007 Business Writing Skills 3
Total Units 21

What is a Program Map?

A program map is a suggested semester-by-semester plan to help you complete the courses required for a particular degree or certificate. It is based on the major sheet for the particular degree or certificate you are interested in. It includes courses required for the major, general education and any necessary electives. 

A program map is a representation of the major sheet. It includes the specific specialty courses in a major, general education courses and any necessary electives. 

What is a Major Sheet?

A major sheet includes a description of the program you are interested in, what you can expect to learn once you have completed the program (Program Learning Outcomes) and the specific specialty courses you will need to complete within a major.