Accounting Certificate

Business Division
Certificate L0374
The Accounting Certificate provides basic accounting skills combined with in-depth training in a variety of accounting concepts, preparing the student for entry-level positions and/or professional advancement in a wide selection of accounting jobs. These jobs include general accounting, cost accounting, payroll, inventory management, asset management, accounts receivable, accounts payable, budgets and forecast, financial analysis, etc.

Required Courses

BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial 5
BUSA 8Principles of Accounting - Managerial 5
BUSA 21Cost Accounting 3-4.5
or BUSA 58 Federal Income Tax Law
BUSA 52Intermediate Accounting 3
BUSA 75Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting 1
BUSA 76Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting 1
BUSM 20Principles of Business 3
Total Units21-22.5

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Analyze and record transactions, using a journal and a ledger, of varying degrees of difficulty including adjusting, and closing entries.
  • Interpret accounting statements.
  • Explain the role of the managerial accountant and describe the uses of managerial accounting information.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.
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