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ACCOUNTING

CERTIFICATE: Certificate in Applied Science with a major in Accounting

To prepare graduates for entry level job opportunities in accounting.

This certificate program is designed to prepare for job opportunities in the areas of entry level book keeping and payroll.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: ACC

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 111 Accounting Concepts 3 0 3
ACC 112 Organizational Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
BUS 123 Business Law II 3 0 3
ECO 201 Economic Concepts 3 0 3
MGT 280 Executive Development 3 0 3
24 0 24
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  24

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 111 Accounting Concepts 3 0 3
BUS 123 Business Law II 3 0 3
6 0 6

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 112 Organizational Accounting 3 0 3
MGT 280 Executive Development 3 0 3
6 0 6

SEMESTER 3 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
ECO 201 Economic Concepts 3 0 3
6 0 6

SEMESTER 4 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
6 0 6
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  24

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: Winnie Riley

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $20,500.00

Local Average Salary: $30,000.00

National Starting Salary: $22,000.00

National Average Salary: $32,000.00