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2023-2024 Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Catalog

Accounting Certificate


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Award: Certificate

Degree Code: ACCL

Number of Credits: 18

Program Description

The goal of this certificate is to provide a defined course of study for those working in the field who do not have the necessary college-level course work for their positions. This certificate is not recommended for beginning students who are not working in the specific fields addressed by these certificates.

Required Courses Elective - Select 9 Credits


Please see Academic Advisor for elective selection. 

  • ACC - Accounting Electives - Credits: 9

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Identify and perform the major steps in the accounting cycle including recording transactions, adjusting entries, and preparing financial statements.
  • Explain, prepare, and analyze the income statement, statements of equity, balance sheet, and cash flow statement.
  • Explain Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and use the FASB Accounting Standards Codification system.
  • Apply the major principles and assumptions of financial reporting and US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Use financial analysis to assess the profitability of a business.
  • Identify the costs in managerial accounting and their usage in cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis and the manufacturing process.

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