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Accounting - Certificate Level 1

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The Accounting program provides students with occupational and technical instruction continuing education, college-parallel courses, professional assistance, and resources for learning. This program prepares students for careers as paraprofessionals in accounting firms assisting certified public accountants as generalists who prepare taxes, perform audits, and prepare financial statements


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
ACNT 1313 Computerized Accounting Applications OR
ACNT 2331 Internal Control & Auditing 3
ACNT 1331 Federal Income Tax: Individual 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
XXXX #3## Computer Applications Elective 3
Semester 2
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ACNT 1347 Federal Income Tax for Partnerships & Corporations 3
ACNT 1382 Cooperative Education-Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping 3
Semester 3
ITSW 2334 Advanced Spreadsheets 3
ACNT 2382 Cooperative Education - Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping 3
ACNT 2303 Intermediate Accounting I (Capstone) 3
ACNT 2309 Cost Accounting OR
ACNT 1392 Special Topics in Accounting: Small Business Accounting 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 33

1. Computer applications electives: ITSC 1309, POFI 1301, or BCIS 1305.

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Marketable Skills

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