This one-year certificate program provides the student with the background for employment in an accounting office in an entry level position. Job titles might include: accounts receivable clerk, accounts payable clerk, payroll clerk, or tax clerk. In addition, the program is designed to allow the student to move directly into a two-year program in Accounting or Business Administration without a major loss of credit. Computers are used as an integral part of this program.
Graduation Requirements (32-34 credits)
After successfully completing the requirements of the Accounting Studies Certificate Program, a student should be prepared to:
- Analyze and understand common business and accounting transactions.
- Prepare basic financial statements.
- Read and understand financial statements.
- Prepare various managerial accounting reports.
- Integrate the use of computers in a variety of accounting activities.
- Use research and communication skills to prepare various accounting documents.