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Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping Ontario College Certificate

What is Bookkeeping?

This program provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effectively in entry-level bookkeeping, accounts receivable and accounts payable positions in business and industry. Students learn day-to-day operational bookkeeping and managerial accounting in a computerized business environment.

Program Outline 2015-2016

Major:
BOKP
Length:
1 Year
Effective Dates:
2015-2016
Delivery:
2 Semesters
Credential:
Ontario College Certificate
Location:
Muskoka, South Georgian Bay
Start:

Fall - Muskoka, South Georgian Bay

Contact:
Collingwood:

Kelly Brown

705-728-1968 ext. 2932

Barrie:

Lianne Smith-Stow

705-728-1968 ext. 5435

Bracebridge:

Sandra Gallagher

705-728-1968 ext. 4811

This program provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effectively in entry-level bookkeeping, accounts receivable and accounts payable positions in business and industry. Students learn day-to-day operational bookkeeping and managerial accounting in a computerized business environment.

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • maintain paper and electronic accounting records and prepare financial statements for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles


  • apply payroll record-keeping practices and procedures for both profit and non-profit organizations


  • describe and utilize the knowledge, skills and abilities required in successful business practice with a primary focus on financial administration


  • apply computer skills and knowledge of bookkeeping information systems to support financial statements and reports


  • apply knowledge of the Canadian income tax system, and competence to the preparation of personal income tax returns


  • use mathematical techniques to support the bookkeeping of a business organization including the preparation of financial information


  • apply effective business communication practices to support the bookkeeping function of an organization


  • apply ethics and corporate responsibility to all aspects of work completed.
Fall Intake - Muskoka, South Georgian Bay

Sem 1 | Sem 2

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Fall | Winter

2015 | 2016

OSSD or equivalent with

- Grade 12 English (C or U)

You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:

Secondary school applicants:

- OSS curriculum: OSSD or equivalent, with Grade 12 English (C) or (U) (ENG4C, ENG4U)

Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):

- Any credit Communication course taken at Georgian College

- College preparatory programs including those taken at Georgian College: Business Foundations and General Arts and Science*

- Equivalent courses in English taken through secondary school or Independent Learning Centres (at the general, advanced, college or university level)

- Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) program with communications

- Mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through most testing services)*

- Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED)

- English, Literature or Communication credit courses from accredited colleges/universities

Home school applicants:

- Applicants can write the mature student testing in English that meets the minimum standards for admission (available through testing services)*

* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.

9 Mandatory Courses

2 Communications Courses

1 General Education Course

To graduate from this program, the passing weighted average for promotion through each semester, and to graduate is 60%. Additionally, a student must attain a minimum of 50% or a letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) in each course in each semester unless otherwise stated on the course outline.

Mandatory Courses

ACCT1000 Financial Accounting Principles 1
ACCT1001 Financial Accounting Principles 2
ACCT1002 Computerized Accounting
ACCT2003 Cost Accounting 1
BUSI1019 Payroll Administration
COMP1003 Microcomputer Applications
ENTR1002 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
FNCE2002 Taxation
MATH1002 Mathematics of Finance
Communications Courses

To be selected at time of registration from the College list, as determined by testing.
General Education Course
To be selected from College list

For inquiries please contact the appropriate person below.

Collingwood

Contact:
Kelly Brown
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 2932

Barrie

Contact:
Lianne Smith-Stow
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 5435

Bracebridge

Contact:
Sandra Gallagher
Phone:
705-728-1968 ext. 4811

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