Business Studies - Bookkeeping Fundamentals

Business Studies - Bookkeeping Fundamentals

Program Code

Program requirements

  • 3 Mandatory Courses
  • 3 Optional Courses

Program Description

This program introduces students to the various functional aspects of business in general, and bookkeeping in particular. Graduates are able to apply skills to support bookkeeping activities, including the maintenance of records and the preparation of financial statements.

A Business Studies: Bookkeeping Certificate of Achievement is available to all students who want to learn about the fundamentals of today’s business world’s accounting functions at a college level. Program completion requires six courses which are also credits toward a Georgian College Business diploma. Students can expect to acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for an entry level position in a variety of business settings including small business ownership. The courses can be completed on-line or attending college classes in the evenings or during the day.

Program course requirements
Course Title Course Code Equivalents Mandatory

External Recognition

Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB) Certificate Program
Georgian College is pleased to co-operate with this association by offering many of the courses which can be used towards the certificate of Certified Bookkeeper (CB). After successful completion of the academic and work experience requirements, students may apply for their CB designation. A passing grade of 65% is required for the CIB.