Certificate of Applied Science Degree


The Bookkeeping program will prepare students for entry level accounting-related positions that are used by a variety of businesses. The Bookkeeping program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in an accounting profession. Using the language of business, bookkeepers assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. Upon completion of the Bookkeeping degree, students will be prepared to work in public, private, or governmental agencies as accounting clerks, accounting technicians, bookkeepers, accounting support personnel, or payroll assistants.

Job Opportunities

The Bookkeeping program has been designed to provide the necessary skills and experience for entry level accounting workers that every business hires. These employees manage accounts payable, accounts receivable, general bookkeeping, payroll processing, and a number of other functions in businesses of all sizes across the community. In many instances these workers function as small business office managers.

ACTG 101 - Accounting Procedures I4  
ACTG 180 - Payroll Accounting4  
CAPP 120 - Introduction to Computers3  
CAPP 156 - Microsoft Excel3  
COMX 106 - Communicating in a Dynamic Workplace3  
ACTG 102 - Accounting Procedures II*+  4
ACTG 205 - Computerized Accounting*  3
ACTG 122 - Accounting & Business Decision*+  3
ACTG 125 - QuickBooks*  3
TASK 127 - Business Office Procedures  3
Total Program Credits: 33

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 Co-requisite courses

A grade of C- or better is required for all courses for graduation.

This program begins in the FALL SEMESTER ONLY and enrollment in this program is LIMITED. Please contact Gallatin College for more information on start dates and enrollment availability.