Spring 2020 Bookkeeping Class

Join me for the Spring 2020 Bookkeeping Class at Tarrant County College! Students who complete the course will receive a certificate from Tarrant County College. Learn the basics of bookkeeping for a small business!

Course Overview

Would you like to learn bookkeeping for your small business or to advance your career? Learn how to create financial statements and more! Do you need to better understand how numbers end up on financial reports? Learn what the income statement and balance sheet really mean. Topics in this course include:

  • Bank Ledgers and reconciliations
  • Customer ledgers and Accounts Receivable Reports
  • Bill payments and vendor balances
  • Monthly Reports such as Income Statements and Balance Sheets
  • Closing the Books for Year-End

This course covers fundamental systems used in today’s business. Curriculum includes double-entry bookkeeping principles, setting up accounting systems, entering transactions in journals, posting, closing and preparing financial statements. The course focuses on concepts and their application in transaction analysis and financial statement preparation, including analysis of financial statements and asset and equity accounting. Textbook required.

  • Learn how to keep the books for a small business
  • Improve your understanding of financial statements
  • Advance your career in a larger company where financial analysis is needed
  • Learn how to better prepare your business books for tax time
  • Learn how to better communicate with your CPA if you are a business owner
  • Gain an improved understanding of the quarterly reports you receive from your bookkeeper

How the Class Works

We have moved the class to an online environment. You will buy a printed textbook and complete assignments and you will submit the work to the instructor using online tools we provide. There will be an opportunity to interact with the instructor and ask questions concerning the subject matter. There will also be video meetings to cover course material. There will be additional resources available in your course locker.

Class Location and Dates

Location: Virtual / Online. Could be your home office, living room or patio. No traffic or parking issues to deal with!

Class Dates: The Spring 2020 Session is scheduled to begin June 1st and work will be due July 2nd. This is a pass / fail class. All work can be open book at your leisure.

How Do I get Help?

The instructor will be available to answer questions by email or video meetings. You will need to schedule a meeting ahead and there are many opportunities for the entire class to meet to cover material. All meetings and times will be discussed after the class begins. Once you register for the class, you will be provided with an email to contact the TCC instructor.

How will I get my Book?

After you register for the class, you be provided with a link to order the textbook directly from the publisher. We are working closely with the publisher to ensure that you get a book as soon as possible. If you do not have a book when the class begins, the publisher has allowed us to email you the first two chapters in PDF format. You may then begin the course while you are waiting for the textbook to arrive by mail.

The Course Format

You will have a both a textbook and access online resources to help you understand the course material. In addition, there will be ample opportunity to interact with the instructor who will cover more challenging parts of the material and answer questions. You will have chapters to read and assignments to complete.

How Do I Register for the Class?

Please use the link below to register. You will need the following class information for the Spring 2020 Bookkeeping Class:

SynonymSectionCourse Name
0536571ACNT-1001-26102Beginning Bookkeeping

Please Note: TCC has begun an new virtual enrollment process for our department. If you have any difficulty, please contact me and I will make sure you get registered.

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