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Certificate Programs: CT.BOTB - Business Office Technology - Bookkeeping
OPEID #001209 - CIP #52.0302
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The Business Office Technology programs promote the economic development of the community; provide for lifelong learning and academic excellence through course content, application, and technology; serve diverse populations; encourage positive work ethic; and meet workforce needs through skills development, training, and personal growth.

The Business Office Technology programs offer training in keyboarding, office software applications, filing and records management, accounting (Accounting Certificate), customer service, and business English and math applications. Students are prepared for career opportunities in administrative support, bookkeeping and data entry, customer service and other entry-level office positions.

As a result of ongoing changes in technology, the need to expand competencies, and changing transfer requirements, certificate and degree requirements may also change. If you note changes in degrees or certificate requirements, or if courses are not offered in a particular semester, please consult with a counselor or faculty on how best to complete the program in which you are enrolled.

SOC Code: 43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. May also check the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers. Excludes "Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks" (43-3051).

Mortgage Accounting Clerk, Bookkeeper, Accounts Receivable Clerk

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Credential Level:01-Undergraduate Certificate
Minimum # Units needed for completion:30 units
Maximum # Units needed for completion:36 units
Average # Semesters required for completion: * 4 semesters (20 months)
Approved for Federal Assistance: ** Yes

* Most students are part time and take an average of 6 units per semester. Additionally, many students need to complete basic skills courses prior to taking college level courses. Consequently, the program completion time will vary relative to the number of units enrolled in per semester and basic skills courses needed.
** Hartnell College offers a variety of financial aid programs that are funded by the federal and state government and private sources to help you get through college. These include grants, work-study opportunities, scholarships, and loan programs. Since there are so many ways to finance your education, Hartnell's Financial Aid Office can provide key information to help you access the kind of assistance to meet your unique needs. To get started go http://old-www.hartnell.edu/financial_aid/FASFA.html
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Graduates from:

July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013

Books & Supplies:$1,575.00
Activities Fee:$10.00
In State Tuition & Fees:$46.00 (per unit)
Out of State Tuition & Fees:$179.00 (per unit)
Total In-State
Program Costs:
$2,965.00 - $3,241.00
Total Out-of-State
Program Costs:
$6,955.00 - $8,029.00

Total # Graduates:1
# completing in Normal Time:0
    # currently Employed:N/A
# completing with Debt:0
    # with Federal Debt:0
    # with Private Debt:0
    # with Institutional Debt:0
Median Cumulative Debt:$0.00

All students who completed between July 1, 2012 and June 30,2013 are included in this calculation.
Information gathered through graduation rates submitted through MIS data.