Program Overview

The Accounting Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The certificate 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.

Program Requirements

Required Courses Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 103 Ten-Key Skills 0.5 units
ACTG 144 QuickBooks: Set-Up and Service Business 1.5 units
ACTG 145 QuickBooks: Payroll and Merchandising Business 1.5 units
ACTG 670 Vocational Cooperative Education in Accounting 1 - 2 units
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
Total Required Units: 8.5 - 9.5