Accounting (Certificate N0459)

Business Division
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 52Intermediate Accounting I3
BUSA 52BIntermediate Accounting II3
BUSA 75QuickBooks for Accounting3
BUSA 76Excel for Accounting3
BUSM 20Principles of Business3
Required Electives
Choose one course from the following:3-4
Cost Accounting
Federal Income Tax Law
Personal Financial Planning
Total Units28-29

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.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.  This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
BUSA 7 Principles of Accounting - Financial 5 5
BUSM 20 Principles of Business 3 3
 Units8
Spring Term 1
BUSA 52 Intermediate Accounting I 3 3
BUSA 8 Principles of Accounting - Managerial 5 5
 Units8
Fall Term 2
BUSA 52B Intermediate Accounting II 3 3
BUSA 75 QuickBooks for Accounting 3 3
BUSA 76 Excel for Accounting 3 3
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Certificate in Accounting N0459 9  
 Units9
 Total Units25
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