2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Certificate of Achievement

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This program meets a substantial portion of the 24-unit Accounting course requirement to take the California CPA exam. It is intended primarily for students possessing a bachelor’s degree or foreign university equivalent. In addition, completion of this certificate is helpful in securing entry-level accounting positions in business and industry such as Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, General Ledge Clerk or Bookkeeper. CPA EXAM AND LICENSURE: Please contact the California Board of Accountancy.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Prepare a set of basic financial statements.
  • Calculate and analyze common ratios and numerical relationships that are produced through the accounting cycle.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in processing the accounting cycle for a business.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in communicating financial information in the subject area.
  • Present an oral presentation in the designated subject area.

Total Units for the Certificate: 26-27

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.


Suggested coursework not required for the major: ACCT 210 , ACCT 214  ACCT 215 , BUS 1 , 102 , 103 , 104 , 125 ; CIM 1 , 112 ; CIMN 100 , 100A ; CIMA 104 , 106 , ECON 2 , 4  

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