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The certificate in Accounting is designed to provide students with a specialized body of knowledge in accounting. The courses are sequenced to advance from the basic principles through more advanced applications. The courses in the Accounting certificate apply toward the major in Business, Accounting concentration.
|GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES|
|CPT 101||Introduction to Computers||3.0|
|MAT 120||Probability and Statistics||3.0|
|or MAT 122 Finite College Mathematics|
|ELECTIVE COURSE INFORMATION|
|ACC 101||Accounting Principles I||3.0|
|ACC 102||Accounting Principles II||3.0|
|ACC 124||Individual Tax Procedures||3.0|
|ACC 150||Payroll Accounting||3.0|
|ACC 201||Intermediate Accounting I||3.0|
|ACC 202||Intermediate Accounting II||3.0|
|ACC 230||Cost Accounting I||3.0|
|ACC 240||Computerized Accounting||3.0|
|BAF 260||Financial Management||3.0|
|Total Credit Hours||33.0|
The purpose of the Accounting Certificate is to provide a basic foundation of accounting knowledge for entry –level accounting related positions or to enhance skills of currently employed professionals.
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the accounting process and prepare and interpret basic financial statements.
2. Analyze and prepare financial information for management decision-making.
This program can be started any semester.
Most classes required for this program are offered during days, evenings, and online.
RDG 100 or appropriate placement test scores is a prerequisite for CPT 101 as well as all ACC and BAF courses.
Students may choose between MAT 120 and MAT 122 for this program. Students will follow the progression for their chosen math course as outlined below, with their starting point being determined by their placement test scores:
ACC 101, 102, 201 and 202 must be taken in sequence.
ACC 240 is a capstone course, which should be taken during the student's final semester
College policy states that computer coursework is valid for eight years.
You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor by reviewing Degree Works or your Class Schedule. To learn more about advising visit the Advising webpage.
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Advisement Information updated/reviewed 4/2020