Accounting Procedures

Program Description:

The Accounting Procedures Certificate offers you a one-year introduction to accounting and general business literacy skills.

Upon completion of their degree, students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the accounting cycle, including preparation of financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • demonstrate analytical skills through finding, extracting and evaluating financial information to make sound business decisions.
  • create and edit Excel spreadsheets to solve various accounting problems.
  • research answers to accounting problems using a research database (FARS).
  • explain the purpose and responsibilities of the professional accountant in the business community.
  • express business information effectively in both oral and written form.
  • learn critical thinking skills through an analytical business report project.

Required accounting courses:

  • ACC 101 : Accounting Principles I
  • ACC 102: Accounting Principles II

For a complete description of this degree and the individual courses, please refer to the College Catalog.