Accounting Certificate

The Accounting Certificate (C1_ACC1) is offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, and LSC-University Park. For more information, please contact the Accounting Department.

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Program Description

Accounting graduates have a wide variety of job opportunities available to them in industry, in governmental agencies, or in the public accounting sector. Beginning accountants usually start as ledger accountants, internal auditors, or as trainees for technical accounting positions.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ACCT 2401 Principles Of Financial Accounting 4
ACNT 1331 Federal Income Tax: Individual 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3

Total First Semester Credits:


Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ACNT 2303 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCT 2402 Principles Of Managerial Accounting 4
Elective1   Department Approved 3

Total Second Semester Credits:


Third Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
ACNT 2304 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACNT 2309 Cost Accounting 3
ACNT2 2331 Internal Control and Auditing 3

Total First Semester Credits:


Total Degree Credits

TOTAL Credits for Accounting Certificate:



  1. Electives to be selected from
    ACNT 1340, 1347, 1393, 2332;
    BUSI 1301
    Other elective may be chosen with Accounting department approval; these courses cannot have developmental pre-requisites.
  2. Capstone course