Computerized Accounting Specialist Noncredit Certificate - Active
Department: Business
Approval: October 2012
Effective Semester: Fall 2015
Program Goal. Prepare students for entry- or mid-level jobs in the accounting and related fields. This program provides both manual and computerized instruction in maintaining records and in preparing appropriate reports and analyses. The Student will also learn the accounting functions of spreadsheet programs to assist in the preparation of financial reports. 
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Exit Requirements. Successful completion of all courses with a passing grade. Typing: 35+ wpm in a timed test with 90% accuracy. Minimum attendance of 80% in all classes is required. Completion of certificate coursework within two years.

Financial Assistance. The Computerized Accounting Specialist Certificate Program is eligible for financial assistance. Please consult a counselor for further information.

Eligibility for noncredit ESL Level 5/6; typing: 25 net wpm.

The minimum time for completion of this certificate is 2 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of classes completed per semester.

Courses Required for the Noncredit Certificate in Computerized Accounting Specialist
Course Hours
Core courses:
COMP 9857 - MS Office Business Applications w/ Simulated Projects 90.00
COMP 9904 - Microsoft Excel for Business II 45.00
COMP 9932 - Excel for Accounting Principles 45.00
COMP 9928 - PowerPoint for Business 45.00
BOSS 4500 - Business English I 45.00
BOSS 4501 - Business English II 45.00
BOSS 4510 - Business Communications 45.00
BOSS 5500 - Keyboarding for Computers 45.00
Total: 405.00
Choose one of the following accounting courses or course combinations:
ACBO 9203 - Principles of Accounting - Comprehensive 180.00
ACBO 9201 - Accounting I - Proprietorship and Partnership 90.00
and
ACBO 9202 - Accounting II - Corporate 90.00
ACBO 9206 - Basic Accounting Concepts I 45.00
and
ACBO 9207 - Basic Accounting Concepts II 45.00
and
ACBO 9202 - Accounting II - Corporate 90.00
Total: 180.00
Choose one of the following QuickBooks courses or course combinations:
ACBO 9205 - Quickbooks Complete 90.00
ACBO 9208 - QuickBooks: Level 1 45.00
and
ACBO 9209 - QuickBooks: Level 2 45.00
Total: 90.00
Choose one of the following job prep/skills courses:
BOSS 3500 - Job Preparation 45.00
CRER 1062 - Job Search Skills 15.00
Total: 15.00 - 45.00
Total: 690.00 - 720.00