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Accounting Certificate

Academic Map

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting prepares graduates to work in a variety of occupations such as: accounting analyst, accounting assistant, accounting clerk, bookkeeper, accounts receivable clerk, fiscal technician, and more. The combination of specialized courses prepares graduates to immediately enter the workforce in the accounting field, and the small class sizes make this program a perfect fit for those people wanting to begin their career in the world of finance. Students gain valuable knowledge in the areas of elementary, managerial, cost, federal, and computerized accounting as well as an understanding of business and marketing strategies.

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Course Required Courses
Hours Milestone*
 ACC101   Elementary Accounting I 3  ACC101
 ACC102  ^Elementary Accounting II 3  
 ACC210  ^Federal Income Tax Accounting 3  
 ACC214  ^Computerized Accounting Applications Using QuickBooks 3  
 ACC218  ^Payroll Accounting 3  
 BOA261  Spreadsheet Applications Using Microsoft Excel 3  
   Directed Electives (See Below) 14  
  Directed Electives (14 credit hours needed)
 ACC110  Personal Finance 3  
 ACC211  ^Managerial Accounting 3  
 ACC295  ^Accounting Internship 2-3  
 BOA152  ^Business Math/Electronic Calculations 3  
 BUS100  Introduction to Business 3  
 BUS150  ^Business Communication 3  
 CIT101  Computer Essentials 3  
 SKL101  College Orientation 1  
 SKL250  ^Employment Seminar 1  
  Total Hours for Certificate (minimum) 32  


*It is strongly recommended that students successfully complete the Milestone courses as planned on the academic map to ensure completion of the certificate in a timely manner. In addition, if students do not successfully complete the Milestone course(s), they are strongly encouraged to re-enroll in the course(s) the following semester.

**Certificate is granted upon successful completion of all required courses plus directed elective courses totaling a minimum of 32 credit hours.

^Please refer to the course descriptions for pre/co-requisite and placement information. You can only register for these courses if you have met the prerequisite, placed into the course and/or enroll in the co-requisite course(s).