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Accounting: Advanced Certificate

Designed for students who wish to concentrate solely in accounting. This may be used to further their present careers or to augment a degree already held in a different subject area. Credits earned can be used for transfer into the Associate in Science Degree Accounting Program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply a comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles that is appropriate in the recording and reporting of financial information
  2. Use analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills to solve general accounting problems or problems in areas of accounting specialization
  3. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in professional accounting situations
  4. Use library and computer resources both to gather and present accounting information
  5. Interact appropriately and effectively with others in accounting settings
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing accounting computer software programs
  7. Analyze and use financial reports for decision-making
  8. Understand standards of professional conduct and ethical issues related to accounting and to their areas of specialization
  9. Demonstrate proficiency in the preparation of the 1040 tax return and supporting schedules
  10. Demonstrate the application of analytical techniques in corporate finance using practical examples
  11. Understand the annual report issued by corporations and how it is used to evaluate a corporation's financial position
Course of Study¹
Credits
Principles of Accounting I
4
Principles of Accounting II
4
Principles of Managerial Accounting
3
Accounting Computer Applications I
3
Federal Taxes I
3
Intro to Software Applications
3
Spreadsheet Applications OR
3
Manegerial Finance
MAT* ___
Mathematics Elective
3

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pre-requisites and additional information.

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