You can earn an accounting certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 21 Credit Hours.

Required Core Courses

Core 21 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BSAD 1070 Business Math
This course will develop and apply mathematical skills to solve problems related to business occupations. Topics include application, basic mathematics related to cash and trade discounts, markup and markdowns, interest, payroll, annuities, stocks and bonds, installment buying, mortgages, taxes, insurance, banking, payroll, and business statistics.
ACCT 1200 Principles of Accounting I
This course is designed to provide introductory knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, and practices. Included topics are the balance sheet, the income statement, the statement of owner's equity, the statement of cash flows, worksheets, journals, ledgers, accruals, adjusting and closing entries, internal controls, inventories, fixed and intangible assets, liabilities, equity, and financial statement analysis. This course provides a foundation for more advanced work in the fields of accounting and business.
ACCT 1210 Principles of Accounting II
This course is a continuation of ACCT 1200 Principles of Accounting I and includes accounting for businesses organized as corporations, cash flow statements, accounting for manufacturing businesses, preparing and using accounting data for management decision making, and analyzing and interpreting financial statements.
ACCT 2020 Accounting with QuickBooks
Accounting with QuickBooks is a comprehensive course in computerized accounting using QuickBooks software. Topics will cover service and merchandising businesses. Students will create a company, manage customers and vendors, record receivables and payables, sales and sales tax, purchases and inventory, reconcile bank and credit card accounts, process payroll, maintain asset, liability and equity accounts, close books and perform routine company maintenance. Must have working knowledge of MS Office.
ACCT 2030 Payroll Accounting
An in-depth study of various payroll systems and includes the study of related law and practices. The student practices preparing payrolls and computing deductions. Emphasis is placed on actual preparation of payroll projects, including payroll tax returns.
ACCT 2260 Individual and Business Income Tax
Covers who must file tax returns, gross income inclusions and exclusions, tax deductions, determination of adjusted gross income, and taxable income. Includes preparation of both state and federal tax forms and declaration of estimated tax for individuals and business.

Required Core Option Courses

Technology 3 Credit Hours

select one
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
INFO 1010 Fundamentals of Information Technology
Overview of the basic concepts of information technology and computer systems of all sizes, including hardware, software, and processing methods. This course includes an introduction to electronic spreadsheet, database management, presentation, and word processing software through the use of the Microsoft Office Suite. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
INFO 1100 Microcomputer Applications
Covers the command and functions available on microcomputers including a word processor, a spreadsheet, and a database. Basic keyboarding skills are essential.
OFFT 1500 Microsoft Office
This course will give the student practical experience in operating the word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics portions of the Microsoft Office suite.

Note! Note to Current Students

We strongly recommend that you review your course schedule with your advisor and consult the college catalog for specific program requirements.