Bookkeeping

Program Overview

Bookkeeping skills can be useful in nearly any industry.  Both small business owners and corporate employees will gain the skills necessary to complete the accounting cycle, both manually and electronically.  Program learning outcomes include: interpreting data; setting up and maintaining financial records; and generating and identifying data provided on financial statements.

Length of Training

Dependent on course offerings students may complete the entire program in approximately one to two semesters. Courses may vary by semester.

Core Coursework

RubricCourseworkHours
ACNT 1001Bookkeeping I30
ACNT 1042Bookkeeping II30
ACNT 1010 Quickbooks48
 Total Coursework108

Optional Coursework

RubricCourseworkHours
ACNT 1015Payroll Accounting24

*Course offerings vary by semester

Bookkeeping I: ACNT 1001
This course focuses on analyzing, classifying, and recording business transactions. Emphasizes understanding of complete accounting cycle and preparing financial statements, bank reconciliations, and payroll. The same text is used for all three levels of bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping II: ACNT 1042
A continuation of Bookkeeping I, which is a pre-requisite to this course. Emphasis will be on partnership and corporate accounting. Students will learn about cash flow, special journals, sales and cash journals, inventory, uncollectable accounts, and financial statements and end-of-fiscal period entries. The same text is used for all three levels of bookkeeping.

Payroll Accounting: ACNT 1015
Focus on payroll and associated records. A complete payroll will be done including time and record keeping, actual payroll, and quarterly and annual reports. At the end of the course the student should be able to describe the payroll records that provide the information required under the laws affecting the operation of a payroll system; and prepare and verify a complete payroll with the required associated reports.

More Information
Please contact Heather:
972-238-6918 or
email HLozano@dcccd.edu

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