Accounting - Financial Planning

Business Division
Certificate L0599

The Accounting - Financial Planning Certificate provides basic accounting skills and knowledge combined with specialized training in financial planning, preparing the student for entry-level positions and/or professional advancement in their current accounting jobs. Students completing this certificate will be able to assist companies within the areas of budget analysis, tax reporting, financial and investment planning and analysis.

Required Courses

BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial 5
BUSA 8Principles of Accounting - Managerial 5
BUSA 58Federal Income Tax Law 3
BUSA 71Personal Financial Planning 3
BUSA 75Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting 1
BUSA 76Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting 1
Total Units18

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Utilize accounting information including financial statements to perform financial statement analysis.
  • Develop a personal definition of financial success.
  • Know how to evaluate their own personal spending patterns and create my own personal budgets.

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