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Academic Catalog
   
    Sep 23, 2021  
Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Catalog 2021-2022

Accounting - Basic Certificate


No. of Credits: 18
Contact: Anthony Stout, Acting Chair, Business;
Stacie Bailey, Program Coordinator

This basic certificate option is intended to prepare students for entry-level positions as bookkeepers and accounting or payroll clerks. Upon completion of study, the graduate should be able to apply basic accounting principles to such tasks as extending, balancing, and checking ledger figures; assisting in cash and security counts; performing footings and extensions; and preparing accounts receivable confirmation. Experience in the use of automated accounting systems is included and students have a choice of electives in accounting or related subjects.

Courses in this certificate may be applied to the advanced accounting certificate and the associate degrees in accounting and business management.

This program may be completed online.

The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer from other institutions to this program is 13.

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Required Courses and Recommended Sequence:


The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. College Prep and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online program evaluation or an academic advisor to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Notes:


* Courses requiring a prerequisite or co-requisite   

****Pending MHEC approval

Course Indicators: English Composition (E), Arts (A), Cultural and Global Awareness (C), Humanities (H), Biological/Physical Sciences (S), Social/Behavioral Sciences (B), Mathematics (M)