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Bookkeeping Systems Certificate

Take as a stand-alone certificate or apply to the Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree.



Accounting Office Associate Certificate

Assistant Bookkeeping Clerk Certificate

This 15-credit certificate can be taken as a stand-alone option, or it can be applied to the Associates in Applied Sciences degree. You must first complete the Accounting Office Associate Certificate. Take MATH 147 for transfer level math. Prepares students for entry-level positions as accounts payable, accounts receivable or payroll clerks. ACCT 145 may be used for the CPA exam’s 5th year requirement.

Course Number  Course Name Credits Quarter Offered
ACCT 145 Payroll and Business Taxes 5 SP
BUS 280 Career Readiness Skills 2 F,W,SP,S
CMST& 101 Introduction to Communication 5 F,W,SP,S
CU 203 Excel II 3  
   Total: 15     


Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree

Find out how this certificate can be applied to the Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree.



Contact Department Chair Annalee Rothenberg.


Business and Accounting Programs

Find out more about TCC's Business and Accounting degree and certificate programs.