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  Sep 19, 2017
 
September 2017 Undergraduate Catalog

Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting (DBPA)


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(Please see the Undergraduate Program Offerings by Campus  chart in the catalog or on the Herzing Website at www.herzing.edu/career-programs/downloads for a list of Herzing campuses offering this program.)

Program Description

The Diploma in Bookkeeping and Payroll Accounting program provides students with an introductory understanding of general and payroll accounting practices and the skills needed to set up and maintain basic accounting and payroll records in typical business settings.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program students should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Define operational, ethical, legal, and human resource issues associated with business management
  2. Analyze financial information using standard tools to support and evaluate managerial decision-making.

Potential Occupational Titles

Potential occupational titles for this program include, but are not limited to, bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerk and payroll and timekeeping clerk.

Program Content

A minimum of 25.00 semester credit hours is required for graduation.

Required Courses


All courses, 21.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Open Elective Course


A minimum of 3.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required. Courses must be in Accounting (AC) Business (BU) or Information Systems (IS).

Personal and Professional Development Courses


1.00 semester credit hours are required.

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