2016-2017 College Catalog 
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2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computerized Accounting Specialist, A.S.

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This program provides students who plan to enter the accounting field with knowledge of accounting principles and practices to record transactions for various types of businesses using a double-entry accounting system, as well as the latest commercial software, and the ability to analyze financial statements.

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 using popular accounting software.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in communicating financial information in the subject area.
  • Present an oral presentation in the designated subject area.

Total Units for the Major: 22.5

Restricted Electives:

Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

Suggested coursework not required for the major: ACCT 202A , ACCT 202B , ACCT 203 , ACCT 214 , ACCT 215 ; BUS 102 , BUS 103 , BUS 104 , BUS 125 ; CIM 1 , CIM 112 , CIMN 100 , CIMN 100A , CIMA 104B *, CIMA 106 ; ECON 2 , ECON 4 .

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