- One year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- This certificate can be stacked and earned credits can be applied toward an Accounting AAS Degree.
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, LSC-University Park, and LSC-Online
- Accounting Departments
Accounting Certificate: Because an associate degree can typically take at least two years to complete, this certificate provides workforce training in accounting in a shorter period of time with fewer general education core courses.
Contact the counselor or faculty advisor at any college for specific information on the AAS and Accounting Certificate and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses. The general education core courses and several individual accounting courses may transfer to a variety of universities.
Please contact the Accounting Departments at your campus for more information.
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|ACNT 1303||Introduction to Accounting I||3|
|ACNT 1311||Intro to Computerized Accounting||3|
|BCIS 1305||Business Computer Applications||3|
|BUSI 1301-or-BMGT 1327||Business Principles-or-Principles of Management||3|
|Second Semester Courses||6 Credits|
|ACNT 1331||Federal Income Tax: Individual1||3|
|HRPO 1311||Human Relations||3|
|Accounting Certificate Program Total||18 Credits|
Median wage: $35,7681
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Accounting Clerk2
- Accounting Assistant2
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Average full-time tuition is $800 per semester.
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