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Bookkeeping Services Entrepreneur

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This degree provides the foundation skills needed to create and maintain the records required to support the operation of a small business as part of an independent bookkeeping services business. The student will learn the accounting cycle used by small businesses to prepare financial statements and tax returns. Courses will cover managing a small business as well as offering advice to small business owners. Other courses will cover the important business topics of ethics in business, payroll tax return preparation, computer information systems, business communications as well as popular small business accounting software. Students completing this program will understand the challenges in managing a small business.

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS Credit Hours
BUS 101 Principles of Accounting I 4
BUS 102 Principles of Accounting II 4
BUS 103 Payroll Accounting & Business Taxes 3
BUS 106 QuickBooks 3
BUS 180C Introduction to Word Processing 4
BUS 181C Office Procedures I – Document Formatting 3
BUS 182C Office Procedures II – Document Production 3
BUS 185B Electronic Calculator 2
CIS 101 Introduction to Electronic Spreadsheets 1
CIS 102 Intermediate Electronic Spreadsheets 1
CIS 153AW Introduction to Database Management 1
BUS 290CI Cooperative Internship Program 2
Total  31
ENTREPRENEUR CORE REQUIREMENTS  
BUS 131 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 1
BUS 104 Accounting For Business Owners 3
BUS 161A Effective Selling or BUS/CIS 220 E-Business 3
BUS 230 Entrepreneurial Planning 3
BUS 240 Entrepreneurship Capstone 3
Total  13
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS  
BCOM 101 Business and Technical Communications 3
BCOM 102 Advanced Business and Technical Communications 3
BUS 126 Business Math 3
COM 101 Oral Communications or BUS 127 Human Relations 3
CIS 120A Intro to Computer Information Systems 3
PHIL 205 Business Ethics 3
PEA 101A, PEA 103, PEA 104A, PEA 118, or PEA 201 1
HE 110 Industrial Safety and Workplace Training 1
Total  20
   
BOOKKEEPING SERVICES DEGREE TOTAL  64