Evening Bookkeeping Classes in Fort Collins

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Start a Flexible, Well-Paying Career as a Bookkeeper

Do you pay attention to detail and like working with numbers? Want to expand your skills? This program prepares students for a variety of entry-level clerical and technical positions that have a recordkeeping or bookkeeping component.

Classes to Accommodate Your Work and Family Commitments

Our evening classes are conveniently-scheduled to fit into your busy life.

  • Take all of your classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings
  • Attend classes on-campus in Fort Collins
  • Complete your certificate in just nine months
  • Start in August and finish in May
  • Earn two nationally recognized certificates: QuickBooks and Certified Bookkeeper

Classes that Prepare You for a Job

 Aug 19 - Dec 10, 2019 (Fall Classes)


Accounting Principles I (ACC 121)

Learn essential accounting concepts including the accounting cycle for service and merchandising companies, special journals and subsidiary ledgers, internal control principles and practices, notes and interest, inventory systems and costing, plant assets and intangible asset accounting, and depreciation methods and practices.

5:30-7:20 p.m.

Business Communication & Report Writing (BUS 217) 

Learn how to write effective business letters, memoranda, reports, application letters, and resumes. Includes the fundamentals of business communication and an introduction to international communication.

7:30-8:45 p.m.

Spreadsheet Applications for Accounting (ACC 135 & CIS 155)

Learn how to use spreadsheets including fundamentals and terms, creating and saving workbooks, entering and using formulas, formatting, printing, multiple-page workbooks, creating charts, entering and using functions, managing lists, and simple macros.

5:30-8:10 p.m.

 Jan 21 - May 11, 2020 (Spring Classes)


Accounting Principles II (ACC 122)

Continues the study of accounting principles as they apply to partnerships and corporations. Major topics include stocks and bonds, investments, cash flow statements, financial analysis, budgeting, and cost and managerial accounting.

5:30-7:20 p.m.

AIPB Certification Review (ACC 267)

Prepare to take the Certified Bookkeeper exam prepared by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) so you can enter the workforce as a certified bookkeeper.

7:30-8:20 p.m.

Payroll, Sales Tax & Quickbooks (ACC 138 & ACC 245)

Learn payroll and sales tax laws and record keeping rules to prepare various federal, state and local forms. Integrate accounting principles and practices with a computerized accounting package with an emphasis on functions of the general ledger and integrated accounts payable, accounts receivable, invoicing and payroll systems.

5:30-8:10 p.m.

For Less Than $5,000 You'll Be Job-Ready

  • $3,702 for in-state tuition and fees
  • $400 for books
  • $540 for certification exams and supplies

Bookkeeper Salaries

Entry  Average  Experienced 
$27,387  $41,213  $48,126 

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