This program is intended for individuals desiring to enter the accounting profession with a minimum of course requirements. Upon successful completion of this Chaffey certificate, candidates will possess the knowledge and analytical tools necessary to manage and use accounting data effectively.
Our initial estimate is 10 students annually, but we will review this in the future to determine if it needs to be increased.
Upon the successful completion of this certificate, students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate analysis and critical reflection appropriate in the field of business.
2. Demonstrate communication and problem solving appropriate in the field of business.
3. Plan and prepare for employment and career advancement in the field of business.
4. Recognize the need for, and implement ethical decision-making.
There are four core classes and one selected class required to attain the Bookkeeping Certificate of Career Preparation. The four required courses are ACCTG-435 (3 units), ACCTG-460 (3 units), ACCTG-485 (4 units), and BUSTEC-63 (3 units). Additionally, the student will select one course from the following three options: ACCTGFS-30 (3 units), ACCTGFS-453 (4 units), and BUSTEC-455 (3 units). They are designed to be taken over two semesters.
(Y1 or S1)
|BUSTEC-63||Microsoft Office Excel - Comprehensive||4||S1|
|ACCTG-460||Commercial Accounting Software||3||S2|
|ACCTGFS-30, ACCTGFS-453, or BUSTEC-455||Personal Finance, U.S. and California Income Tax Preparation, or Fundamentals of English for Business||3, 4, or 3||S2|
Diann Thursby · 06/23/21
Received regional recommendation at 6-7-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting.