Apr 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bookkeeping Certificate (BKPC-CC)

Location(s): Gateway, Naugatuck Valley, Quinebaug Valley

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

This 21-hour certificate program provides education in a wide variety of bookkeeping skills to prepare students for immediate entry into the job market. Students will study the fundamentals of accounting and learn to use the basic software tools that bookkeepers need to know: Intuit QuickBooks, spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and more. After successfully completing this certificate, students will be prepared for entry-level opportunities in the accounting field or even consider opening your own business. This program is offered on the Gateway campus.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Explain the vital role of a bookkeeper in recording and maintaining accurate and timely financial data.
  • Recognize the importance of confidentiality and ethical behavior with handling financial data. 
  • Apply computer skills to basic bookkeeping functions.