Program Type: Transfer Program

Program Total: 24 Credits

Program Description

This program is also available completely online.

The Accounting Certificate is designed for persons who desire to enter the accounting field in government and private industry. Graduates prepare to function in entry-level accounting positions, or may meet the requirements to enter into the governmental accounting series. Through their coursework, students learn how to process financial transactions, prepare financial statements, manage internal control processes, and identify basic business-related legal concepts. All of the courses in this program can be applied to the Accounting Professional, A.A.S program.

Graduates of the Accounting Certificate will be able to:

  • Process financial transactions through the accounting cycle in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Evaluate internal control processes.
  • Identify basic legal concepts and the impacts on business operations.
Required Courses

ACC-1001 Principles of Accounting I Credits: 3 (Program Requirement;Critical Course)

BMT-2220 Business Law I Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

ACC-1040 Computer Accounting with Sage Credits: 3 (Program Requirement;Critical Course)

ACC-1002 Principles of Accounting II Credits: 3 (Program Requirement)

ACC-2010 Intermediate Accounting I Credits: 3 (Program Requirement; Critical Course)

ACC-2210 Federal Income Tax Credits: 3 (Program Elective) or

ACC-2020 Intermediate Accounting II Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

Students should select 6 credits from the list below:

ACC-2070 Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

ACC-1050 Payroll Accounting Credits: 1 (Program Elective)

ACC-1070 QuickBooks I Credits: 1 (Program Elective)

ACC-1090 QuickBooks II Credits: 1 (Program Elective)

ACC-1100 QuickBooks III Credits: 1 (Program Elective)

ACC-1030 Accounting for Managers Credits: 3 (Program Elective)

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