ACCOUNTING / BOOKKEEPING
To prepare students for entry-level positions in business accounting. The program prepares individuals to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. Includes instruction in posting transactions to accounts, record-keeping systems, accounting software operation, and general accounting principles and practices.
This program does not prepare students for professions requiring license and licensure
Bookkeepers, Accounting Assistants, Account Clerk, Account Payable/Receivable clerk, Payroll Clerk
Learn the fundamentals of financial accounting and bookkeeping in a practical, hands-on methodology. Familiar with the processes involved in day-to-day accounting and bookkeeping tasks. Understand the fundamental building blocks of the accounting process including debits and credits, T-accounts, how to balance double entry accounts, depreciation methods, and different kinds of business legal structures. How the income accounts connect to the balance sheet will also be taught. Students learn how to prepare and analyze financial statements. Other topics include receivables, liabilities, stockholders’ equity, and internal control.
Learn to set up books from scratch, setting up all of the ledgers and journals needed to do full-service accounting. Practice industry-specific accounting systems that makes them an expert in the specialized accounting and reporting procedures for many fields. Learn how to prepare payroll, create quarterly reports, calculate the cost of goods and the relationship between markup and profit.
Bookkeeping for Small Business
Learn to set up books from scratch, setting up all of the ledgers and journals needed to do full-service accounting. Practice industry-specific accounting systems that make you the expert in the specialized accounting and reporting procedures for many fields. Learn how to prepare payroll, creating quarterly reports, calculate the cost of goods and the relationship between markup and profit.
J-O-B Search Workshop
This course covers communications skills, effective resume writing, and job hunting techniques. Students are also taught how to improve their interpersonal skills and how to promote and market their skills using effective interviewing techniques.
A student must obtain an overall average of at least 70% in order to graduate and receive a certificate. A student is allowed to retake a class in which the grade was below 70%.
Books and materials
Handouts and worksheets from the Instructor
MS Office 2016
College Accounting by Heintz and Parry
USB memory stick
Equipment used in classroom
Personal computers with Internet
Methods of Instruction
This program will be taught through a combination of classroom lectures, hands-on laboratory projects, small group, and individual projects.
Methods of Evaluation
Students will be evaluated using a variety of traditional methods including, but not limited to, performance evaluations, quizzes, exams, and attendance.
Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
3233 De la Cruz Blvd, Unit #F
Santa Clara, CA 95054