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Certified Bookkeeping - Certificate (Career)


For curriculum information, contact the Business and Computer Systems Division—Room DH-239—443-518-1520.

This certificate is designed for students who wish to become certified bookkeepers and find direct employment in private and public business. The courses required in this certificate will prepare students to complete the certified bookkeeper exam administered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

Suggested Semester 1

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT 111Principles of Accounting I


BMGT 203Business Ethics


CMSY 110Computer Concepts, Applications, and Ethical Considerations


Suggested Semester 2

Course NumberTitleCredits
ACCT 112Principles of Accounting II


ACCT 179Quickbooks for the Professional


ACCT 190Certified Bookkeeper Review Course


Total Credit Hours: 18

A graduate should be able to

  1. Provide a quality and knowledgeable workforce for entry-level bookkeeping positions in business.
  2. Provide a quality education for those directly entering a career in business.
  3. Produce graduates who can identify behaviors consistent with ethical guidelines of the profession.

This program is in the Business Pathway.

Guided Pathways is a nationwide educational strategy that provides a structured and collaborative approach to student success. Guided Pathways connect students to the specific resources in an intentional and deliberate way in order to support student success.

For information about advising, please visit the Advising web page.

View the Business Pathway activities calendar

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Course NumberTitleCredits