Accounting Certificate Level ICertificate



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First Semester Courses 15 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
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience 3
Second Semester Courses 6 Credits
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3
ACNT 1331 Federal Income Tax: Individual1 3
Accounting Certificate Program Total 21 Credits


  1. Capstone Course

This certificate can be stacked and earned credits can be applied toward an Accounting AAS Degree.


Program Details

The accounting associate of applied science degree is designed to prepare students to fulfill many types of entry-level positions found in the field of accounting. Many students who graduate with this type of degree go on to work for accounting firms, businesses, governmental or not-for-profit organizations. Accounting associates' responsibilities may involve providing assistance to top level accountants and auditors by performing accounting, administrative and bookkeeping duties. Other functions could include compiling data required for management and governmental reports and processing customer invoices using various accounting software systems. 

The associate of applied science degree is awarded for successful completion of 60 credit hours as outlined. Students desiring a less comprehensive program should consider the accounting certificate program. 

The accounting certificate program is designed to provide workforce training in a time period shorter than two years. The certificate is awarded for successful completion of 18 credit hours as outlined.

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