Nov 18, 2018  
Catalog 2018-19 
    
Catalog 2018-19

Fully Online Program

Certified Bookkeeping Certificate



Important Information


Short Description


The Certified Bookkeeping Certificate is designed for students who desire to secure employment in private and public businesses as certified bookkeepers.  The required courses in this certificate will prepare students to sit for the Certified Bookkeeper exam offered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and the QuickBooks Certified Online User exam.

Type of Credential


Credit Certificate

Program Code


226

Contacts and Additional Information


Department Chair:

Rosemarie Cramer (all campuses, year round)
Office:  E.BESS 134
443-840-1658 or rcramer@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinators:

CCBC Catonsville, Mark Williams (year round)
Office:  C.BESS 226
443-840-4334 or mwilliams@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Dundalk/Essex, Kelly Lemons (August 15 – June 15)
Office:  E.BESS 133
443-840-1447 or klemons@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • These programs are offered both face to face and fully (100%) online:  Accounting A.A.S., Accounting Certificate, Business Accounting Certificate, Certified Bookkeeping Certificate, and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam Qualification Certificate.
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Accounting, see Portfolio, Departmental Exam, and CLEP. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements
 

Semester Sequence


This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits.

Courses Needed for this Program*


Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 24*


Note


*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College . This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

 

Program Description


The Certified Bookkeeping Certificate is designed for students who desire to secure employment in private and public businesses as certified bookkeepers.  The required courses in this certificate will prepare students to sit for the Certified Bookkeeper exam offered by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and the QuickBooks Certified Online User exam.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate fundamental knowledge in accounting sufficient for further study;
  2. demonstrate competencies required by employers to be hired and succeed in the workplace;
  3. perform basic computational/arithmetic operations and basic problem-solving skills required in financial managerial accounting;
  4. demonstrate competence in applied analytical skills; and
  5. apply knowledge and skills of civic engagement.