Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2015, Software Included

Practice bookkeeping with confidence. Prepare for a career in the high-demand fields of bookkeeping and accounting, as you master QuickBooks 2015, the leading financial software tool for small businesses. Enrollment in this program includes the 2015 Quickbooks software.

Who Should Attend

These programs are ideal for individuals who are interested in mastering bookkeeping using QuickBooks 2015 software.

Certificate Completion

Upon successful completion of the program, you will earn a certificate of completion from California State University, San Bernardino, College of Extended Learning.

Delivery Format

  • The entire program is offered online
  • Instructor-facilitated online course
  • Start anytime during the quarter
  • Learn from the convenience of your home and at your pace

Course Information
Course No. GES254
Units NC
Fee* $1,995

* Fees are subject to change


Training Time

140 hours; 6 months

 - expand Bookkeeping Concepts
  1. Bookkeeping Defined
  2. The Journal and the Ledger
  3. Special Journals and the Worksheet
  4. Financial Statements and Closing the Books
  5. Merchandising Accounts
  6. Depreciation and Checking Accounts
  7. Petty Cash and Interest
  8. Payroll, Partnerships, and Corporations
 - expand Bookkeeping with QuickBooks
  1. Getting Started with QuickBooks
  2. The Chart of Accounts
  3. Company Lists
  4. Bank Accounts
  5. Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  6. Accounts Payable
  7. Accounts Receivable
  8. Inventory and Estimating
  9. Reporting
  10. Working With Company Files
  11. Securing Your Company Files
  12. List Items and Inventory
  13. Ordering and Selling Inventory
  14. Vendor Discounts and Credits and Adjusting Inventory
  15. Tracking Price Levels and Customer Discounts
  16. Tracking Vehicle Mileage
  17. Working With Customer Balances
  18. Batch Invoicing and Creating Letters
  19. Petty Cash and Gift Cards
  20. Owner Transactions and Journal Entries
  21. Loans and Budgets

Skill Sets

  • Performing basic bookkeeping equations
  • Setting up QuickBooks
  • Entering data accurately
  • Managing bookkeeping
  • Using double-entry accounting
  • Understanding the impacts of debits and credits for all account types
  • Learn to plan a budget, manage payroll systems and manage accounting
  • Understand legal standards that apply toaccounting methods


Must have access to a computer, Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel and an active e-mail account. You will also need Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Acrobat Reader and QuickBooks 2013 installed on your computer to complete the course.