Students completing the Certificate of Applied Science--Bookkeeping will acquire the skills necessary for employment in an accounting profession. The Bookkeeping program will prepare students for entry level accounting-related positions that are used by a variety of businesses. The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment in an accounting profession. Using the language of business, bookkeepers assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. Upon completion of the Bookkeeping certificate, students will be prepared to work in public, private, or governmental agencies as accounting clerks, accounting technicians, bookkeepers, accounting support personnel, or payroll assistants.