The Accounting Basics for Small Business Certificate provides students with an understanding of basic accounting, including QuickBooks procedures. The skills and knowledge covered in this program will enable students to get a job in the field or advance in their current career. This certificate also serves as a gateway into other noncredit and credit programs.

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Understand the basic components of the primary financial statements - balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement.
  • Understand the interaction between different statements and individual accounting entries.
  • Apply these basic accounting concepts to a small business.
  • Use the knowledge from this class as a foundation for working with an accounting software package.
Required Courses (48 hours) Hours
ACC-801 Setting Up Quickbooks for Small Business 16
ACC-802 Monthly Procedures Using Quickbooks 16
ACC-803 Year End Procedures with Quickbooks 16