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Academic Program Model

Academic Program Model

Accounting (CRT.ACC)

The certificate in Accounting program prepares students to provide technical administrative support to professional accountants and other financial management personnel. All courses satisfactorily completed in this certificate program will apply to the associate in applied science degree with a major in accounting.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.
FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

BUS-095
Fundamentals of Accounting

An introduction to basic accounting principles and techniques designed to give the student a general knowledge of accounting practices and terminology. Students will work through the accounting cycle for both a service and retail business.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS-094
Business Math

BUS-094
Business Math

Covers basic applications of mathematics in the business world percentages, elementary algebra, purchasing, selling, interest, future value, present value, etc. It is designed to reinforce and expand business concepts held by the student through the use of mathematics.

Course Outline

OR
MAT ---
Math Elective 100 level or higher

MAT ---
Math Elective 100 level or higher

No Description Available
*
3.0
BUS-142
Introduction to Business

BUS-142
Introduction to Business

Covers the objectives, organization, and role of business in the free-enterprise system. The course is designed to provide an overview of the field of business and to provide a framework into which specialized fields may be studied.

Course Outline

3.0
CIS-160
Practical Software Application

CIS-160
Practical Software Application

Provides an opportunity for students to learn computer concepts and to use word processing, spreadsheet, database management, and presentation software. (Repeatable 3 Times)


Course Outline

3.0
BUS-141
Business Communications

BUS-141
Business Communications

Provides students practical strategies for improving written and oral communication, including employment communication, in business settings.

Course Outline

OR
ENG
English Elective

ENG
English Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

15.0
Second Semester
BUS-151
Financial Accounting

BUS-151
Financial Accounting

A study of the financial statements, the accounting process and the principles and procedures underlying items on the financial statements.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS ---
Accounting Elective

BUS ---
Accounting Elective

No Description Available
3.0
BUS-200
Legal Environ/Business

BUS-200
Legal Environ/Business

An introduction to legal systems and law, especially the U.S. legal system. Business-legal relationships in the areas of criminal law, torts, product liability, and contracts are examined. Consumer, labor, and environmental law are studied.

Course Outline

OR
BUS-251
Principles of Management

BUS-251
Principles of Management

Provides an overview of how managers utilize planning, organization, leadership, and control in order to ensure that a firm achieves its goals in the most efficient way possible.

Course Outline

3.0
ECO-130
The American Economy

ECO-130
The American Economy

Combines Macroeconomics and Microeconomics and focuses on basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policy, and international economic problems.

Course Outline

OR
ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

ECO-231
Principles of Econ I (Macro)

Focuses on the nature and method of economics, basic supply and demand analysis, national income accounting, business cycles, inflation and unemployment, fiscal policy, money and banking, and monetary policy.

Course Outline

3.0
BUS ---
Business Elective

BUS ---
Business Elective

No Description Available
OR
CIS ---
CIS Elective

CIS ---
CIS Elective

No Description Available
2.0

Semester Totals

14.0
Summer Term
BUS ---
Accounting Elective

BUS ---
Accounting Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

3.0

Total Program Hours

32.0
Suggested Electives
BUS-096
Federal Tax Accounting

BUS-096
Federal Tax Accounting

Focuses on a practical study of the fundamentals of taxation and the current federal revenue act as it relates to individuals.

Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS-097
Principles of Cost Accounting

BUS-097
Principles of Cost Accounting

A study of job order, process and standard cost systems and management's uses of cost information for planning and control.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS-098
Intermediate Accounting

BUS-098
Intermediate Accounting

Provides an in-depth study of accounting theory and current practice. Includes the development of accounting theory, the format and content of the financial statements, and emphasizes revenue recognition and assets.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS-099
Computerized Accounting

BUS-099
Computerized Accounting

A capstone course which reinforces financial accounting concepts and procedures through the use of personal computers and popular commercial software. A comprehensive study of computerized accounting systems in both service and merchandising environments.


Course Outline

*
3.0
BUS-152
Managerial Accounting

BUS-152
Managerial Accounting

Designed to use accounting information to help management make decisions concerning product costing, planning and controlling operations in an ever-changing business environment.


Course Outline

*
3.0
 

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