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This certificate gives individuals an understanding of fundamental accounting principles along with practical application in order to obtain an entry level position within the field of accounting.

Certificate Objective

Upon completion of the Accounting Certificate individuals should be able to apply accounting principles to real-world business transactions and complete basic accounting tasks.

REQUIRED COURSES15 CREDIT HOURS

  • This course introduces the student to the double-entry system of bookkeeping and the basic accounting cycle. An examination of the fundamental concepts and procedures utilized by entities to communicate financial information according to generally accepted accounting principles. Individual effort is emphasized through a workbook and practice set.
    (Prerequisite: BUS2050)
  • The acquisition, analysis, and reporting of financial information is important to the individual manager and the organization. Special attention will be given to the planning and control responsibilities of practicing managers. Individuals should gain confidence in their ability to interpret and use financial information for more effective decision-making.
    (Prerequisite: ACC2020)
  • This course expands on basic accounting principles to provide an increased understanding of financial statement preparation and presentation to external users.
    (Prerequisite: ACC4010)
  • This course introduces the basic evidential procedures involved in supporting the various types of audits, in compliance with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS).
    (Prerequisite: ACC4010)
  • Quickbooks course to be written3