Accounting/Bookkeeping

Program Description:

The Accounting/Bookkeeping Certificate Program is designed to prepared students for entry-level positions in the accounting/bookkeeping field.  The completion of the certificate program prepares students to work for CPA firms, corporate accounting departments, and small businesses.  This would include clerical positions in specialized areas such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll, as well as any positions involved in the accounting functions of a business.

 

Students who successfully complete the certificate program will be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

REQUIRED COURSES for the Academic  Year 2014-2015
(Suggested Sequence)

Course Course Title Hours
AC 103 Introduction to Accounting1 (EDGE) 3
ENL 111 Written Communication2 3
IT 101 Fundamentals of Computer (EDGE) 3
MAT 115 Business Mathematics3 3
MG 101 Introduction to Business (EDGE) 3
     
AC 201 Financial Accounting4 3
AC 221 Computerized Accounting5 3
AC 234 Taxation6 3
FN 231 Business Finance7 3
IT 150 Applications to Spreadsheets8 (EDGE) 3

1 AC 103, and MG 101 have a prerequisite of REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
2 ENL 111 has a prerequisite of ENL 095, or placement in 100-level English, and REA 098, or placement in 100-level reading.
3 MAT 115 has a prerequisite of MAT 096, or MAT 097, or placement in 100-level math.
4 AC 201 has a prerequisite of AC 103.
5 AC 221 has a prerequisite of AC 103, or AC 108, or AC 201, and IT 101.
6 AC 234 has a prerequisite of AC 103, or AC 108, or AC 201.
7 FN 231 has a prerequisite of AC 103, or AC 108, or AC 201.
8 IT 150 has a prerequisite of IT 101 or IT 102.

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