The Accounting Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
The certificate or Associate degree in Accounting prepares students for a variety of positions in the accounting field. Students gain the skills needed for a professional job in Accounting or related fields such as a staff accountant. Many students find part-time employment in the accounting field after completing the first accounting courses in the program and continue to work while fulfilling program requirements.
|Required Courses for the Major:||Units|
|ACTG 100||Accounting Procedures||3 units|
|ACTG 103||Ten-Key Skills||0.5 units|
|ACTG 131||Managerial Accounting||4 units|
|ACTG 144||QuickBooks: Set-Up and Service Business||1.5 units|
|ACTG 169||Accounting Ethics prerequisite: ACTG 121 or equivalelnt||3 units|
|BCM. 225||Spreadsheets I: Excel||1 unit|
|ECON 102||Principles of Microeconomics||3 units|
|BUS. 120||Mathematical Analysis for Business||3 units|
|MATH 241||Applied Calculus I||5 units|
|MATH 251||Calculus with Analytic Geometry I||5 units|
|Plus a minimum of 3 units from the following:||Units|
|ACTG 145||QuickBooks: Payroll and Merchandising Business||1.5 units|
|ACTG 146||Accounting for Payroll||3 units|
|ACTG 158||Financial Statement Analysis||4 units|
|ACTG 171||Federal Income Tax||4 units|
|ACTG 172||Business Income Taxes||4 units|
|ACTG 670||Vocational Cooperative Education in Accounting||1 - 2 units|
|BCM. 226||Spreadsheets II: Excel||2 units|
|BUS. 100||Introduction to Business||3 units|
|MATH 200||Elementary Probability & Statistics||4 units|
|BUS. 123||Statistics||3 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.
Note: Minimum C grade required in all courses applied to the major.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.