Accounting Bookkeeping Support Specialist CPCC

 Business and Management

Intended Program Outcomes:

This one-year program leading to a certificate in accounting offers students the opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of accounting principles with an emphasis in applying that understanding to bookkeeping tasks. Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:

  • Use current computer technologies, especially spreadsheet and accounting software, to perform the duties within an accounting department
  • Balance and reconcile financial information to ensure accuracy of information
  • Use reconciliation processes when working with data to identify and correct errors
  • Prepare professional financial statements and other reporting documents
  • Model effective customer-service interactions
  • Ability to effectively seek and respond to accounting-related opportunities for increased responsibilities and professional advancement
  • Understand the various business functions as they contribute to the success of an organization

Employment possibilities include bookkeeper, accounting clerk and payroll clerk. Jobs are available in business, industry, government agencies, service industries and banks.

TERM 1  
BA131 Introduction to Business Computing 4
BA111 Basic Accounting 4
BA104 Business Mathematics 4
or MTH095 Intermediate Algebra  (5)
TERM 1 Total 12
TERM 2  
BT220 Calculating Machines 3
BA110X Business Computer Applications/MS Excel 3
BA211 Principles of Accounting 4
TERM 2 Total 10
TERM 3  
BA212 Principles of Accounting 4
BA209Q Accounting Applications/QuickBooks 3
TERM 3 Total 7
TOTAL CREDITS 29

(Information based on the 2013-14 BMCC Academic Catalog)

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