Program Overview

The Accounting Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).


The Accounting Clerk in Government Accounting Certificate of Specialization prepares students for positions working for governmental agencies. Students learn the differences between Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards (GASB).

Program Requirements

Required Courses Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 103 Ten-Key Skills 0.5 units
ACTG 121 Financial Accounting 4 units
ACTG 144 QuickBooks: Set-Up and Service Business 1.5 units
ACTG 154 Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting 3 units
ACTG 670 Vocational Cooperative Education in Accounting 1 or 2 units
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
Total Required Units: 14 - 15