Business - Bookkeeping

Business Bookkeeping AS

The Business Bookkeeping Degree provides occupational training and preparation for entry-level accounting clerk and bookkeeping positions.  The program includes basic accounting concepts, business principles, and technology applications in the workplace. 

Program student learning outcomes:

  1. Students will create professional business documents using word processing software.
  2. Students will analyze and record accounting transactions manually and using a computerized accounting system.
  3. Students will prepare financial statements manually and using a computerized accounting system.
  4. Students will solve basic business math problems.

Students must fulfill the following requirements to qualify for an Associate Degree:

  • Complete the Local General Education, CSU General Education (CSUGE) or Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) requirements,
  • Complete a minimum of 18 additional units from the major list below,
  • Complete electives to reach a total of 60-degree applicable units,
  • Earn a grade of C or better in each major course,
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 2.00, and
  • Complete the English and math proficiency requirements with a C or better

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Course # Title Units
Required Core Courses (24 Units)
BUS 055 Bookkeeping 3
BUS 013A Word for Windows I 1.5
BUS 013B Word for Windows II 1.5
BUS 020 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 024 Business Mathematics 3
BUS 028 Business Communication 3
BUS 074 Computerized Accounting 3
CIS 007 Computer Concepts 3
CIS 034 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3
Total 24