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Accounting Degrees & Certificates

 

The associate degree and certificate of achievement in accounting prepares students for entry-level positions and promotional opportunities in accounting and administrative departments of businesses in public and private sector areas such as manufacturing, merchandising, financial service, wholesale trades, and government. Specialized training in accounting and finance principles and practices enables students to maintain accounting records and develop financial reports and make effective use of financial information for analysis and decision making. Entry-level employment opportunities include positions in accounts receivable/payable, payroll, income tax preparation, cost accounting, and a number of trainee positions. Promotional opportunities include higher-level responsibilities in these areas and the areas of general ledger, financial statement preparation and financial statement analysis.

 

Accounting Degree (11858) and Certificate of Achievement (21631)

Course

Units

Accounting 101, Financial Accounting

4

Accounting 102, Managerial Accounting

4

Computer Information Systems 101, Intro. to Microsoft Office

3

Computer Information Systems 106, Microsoft Excel

3

Accounting 204, Managerial Cost Accounting

 

  OR

3

Accounting 205, Intermediate Accounting

 

Business 222, Business Writing

 

  OR

3

Management 122, Business Communications

 

TOTAL

20

Students intending to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Accounting are advised to meet with a SAC or SCC counselor, and to also look at the Business Administration requirements listed in the catalog of the transfer university of their choice. Students planning to transfer to CSUF should strongly consider taking Business 222, Business Writing, to meet the communication requirement above and taking Business 150, Introduction to Computing and Application Software to meet the Associate Degree requirements for computer skills and knowledge.

 

 

General Accounting Certificate of Proficiency

Course

Units

Accounting 101, Financial Accounting

4

Accounting 102, Managerial Accounting

4

Computer Information Systems 101, Introduction to Microsoft Office

 

  OR

3

Business 150, Introduction to Computing and Application Software

 

Management 122, Business Communications

 

  OR

3

Business 222, Business Writing

 

TOTAL

14

 

 

Computerized Accounting Certificate of Proficiency

Course

Units

Accounting 035, QuickBooks

2

Accounting 101, Financial Accounting

4

Computer Information Systems 106, Microsoft Excel

3

Computer Information Systems 108, Microsoft Access

3

TOTAL

12