The Accounting Specialist Certificate at West Valley College focuses on helping students develop bookkeeping and accounting specialist’s skills using current accounting/bookkeeping software. Possible job titles for certificate earners include but are not limited to auditor, bookkeeper, accounts receivable clerk, accounts payable clerk, and office manager. Certificate earners will be able to utilize current software to perform various accounting functions and will be able to apply the principles of business communications in a variety of business settings.
Program Requirements (20 units)
|Course Number||Course Title||Units|
|ACCT050||Accounting for Small Business||1 unit|
|ACCT060||Accounting Fundamentals: Quickbooks||4 units|
|BUSN046||Excelling With Excel||3 units|
|BUSN062||Business Mathematics||3 units|
|BUSN070||Effective Office Skills||3 units|
|BUSN078||Business Communication||3 units|
|ENGL001A||English Composition||3 units|
Total Certificate Units: 20 units
To be awarded a certificate, a student must:
- Complete all the major requirements.
- Earn a grade of “C” (or "P") or better for all required courses.