Certificate of Achievement
The Certificate curriculum in accounting program prepares students for employment and advancement opportunities in business and industry such as financial institutions, hospitals, manufacturing and construction companies, wholesale and retail companies, transportation, utilities, educational institutions, all level of government and the military, Entry-level employment opportunities include positions in general bookkeeping, accounts receivable/payable, payroll, income tax preparation, cost accounting and auditing.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
- Students are able to demonstrate an understanding of basic accounting principles and procedures, as well as the role of accounting and bookkeeping within various business organizations.
- Students are able to apply critical thinking skills derived from knowledge of accounting theory, to financial analysis and management decision making.
- Students are able to recognize and understand the importance of ethics and social responsibility in the accounting profession.
- Students are able to analyze, process, and report financial information in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles within established normal and computerized protocols.
To earn a Certificate of Achievement in Accounting, students must complete, with a grade of “C” or better, the following courses.