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, forecast, financial analysis, etc. 

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
BUSA 7Principles of Accounting - Financial5
BUSA 8Principles of Accounting - Managerial5
BUSA 21Cost Accounting4
or BUSA 58 Federal Income Tax Law
BUSA 52Intermediate Accounting3
BUSA 75Using Microcomputers in Financial Accounting1
BUSA 76Using Microcomputers in Managerial Accounting1
BUSM 20Principles of Business3
Total Units22

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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