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Due to inclement weather, WNC campuses will close at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. Campuses will also be closed Saturday, Jan. 21. The Saturday closure specifically impacts a driver education class and the American Legion Oratorical Contest, hosted by the Veterans Resource Center, which are cancelled for tomorrow. Note: Students are encouraged to make any outstanding payments online, however the payment deadline will be extended to Friday, Jan. 27 at 5 p.m.

2016-2017 Catalog Year
Certificate of Achievement

The Bookkeeping Certificate of Achievement is designed for students who wish to enter the accounting profession as an accounting clerk or as an entry level bookkeeper.
It allows students to obtain credit for courses that will also apply toward the Associate of Applied Science in Business-Accounting.

Student Outcomes:

upon completing the Certificate in Bookkeeping, students will be able to

  • Provide employment related knowledge and skills.
  • Know subject matter.
  • Understand accounting principles and their importance to the business environment.
  • Demonstrate managerial and personal skills.
  • Demonstrate oral, written, computational and computer skills.
  • Utilize appropriate resources to remain current in their field.
  • Appreciate the importance of social, ethical, legal and diversity issues.

A minimum of 33 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Program Requirements21 Units (Credits)

ACC 135Bookkeeping I3
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
BUS 101Introduction to Business3
IS 101  Introduction to Information Systems3
OR IS201
MGT 201Principles of Management3
Choose 6 units from the following:
ACC 180 Payroll & Employee Benefit Accounting3
ACC 202 Managerial Accounting3
ACC 203 Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC 220 Microcomputer Accounting Systems3
ACC 223 Introduction to QuickBooks3
ACC 290Certified Bookkeeper Course6

General Education Requirements9 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirements
Recommended: BUS 107, BUS 108
Mathematics Requirement3

Suggested Course Sequence

Program Requirements: 33 Credits. Please see a counselor or academic advisor for more information.

1st Year

First Semester: 15 Credits

ACC 135 3
BUS 101 3
BUS 109 OR MATH 120 3
IS 101 OR IS 201 3

Second Semester: 15 Credits

ACC 201 3
Bookkeeping Elective 6
MGT 201 3


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