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Major Code: 5665
Award: CCL
CIPS Code: 52.0301
Total Credits: 23-26

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Accounting program is designed for students seeking to gain skills and knowledge in the field of accounting. Possible entry-level positions for this program include accounting clerk, accounts payable/receivable clerk, claims clerk, credit clerk, full-charge bookkeeper, accounting intern, or comparable positions. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program. Consultation with an Academic Advisor is recommended for course selection.

Program Prerequisites


Required Courses

Credits: 23-26
ACC111Accounting Principles I (3) AND
ACC230Uses of Accounting Information I (3) AND
ACC240Uses of Accounting Information II (3)
ACC111Accounting Principles I (3) AND
ACC112Accounting Principles II (3) AND
ACC212Managerial Accounting (3)
ACC211Financial Accounting (3) AND
ACC212Managerial Accounting (3) 6-9
ACC105Payroll, Sales and Property Taxes 3
ACC115Computerized Accounting 2
CIS114DEExcel Spreadsheet 3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
GBS151Introduction to Business 3
GBS205Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business 3

Restricted Electives


Program Competencies

  • 1. Identify and describe tax reporting for payroll, sales, and personal property. (ACC105, ACC115)

  • 2. Demonstrate the use of a microcomputer accounting system, including the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. (ACC105, ACC115)

  • 3. Identify, describe, and use the fundamental principles and practices of accounting including interpretation of general purpose financial statements. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)

  • 4. Define the basic rules of financial accounting and apply them to business problems. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)

  • 5. Identify and describe procedural details for the accumulation of information and generation of reports for internal and external users. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)

  • 6. Identify and describe the uses of accounting information for internal and external purposes with emphasis on analysis for use by management. (ACC212, ACC240)

  • 7. Investigate, analyze, and design computer spreadsheets for solving business problems using Microsoft Excel. (BPC/CIS114DE)

  • 8. Demonstrate the use of computer information systems, computer concepts, microcomputer applications, and programming techniques. (CIS105)

  • 9. Identify the fundamental characteristics and functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and business risk. (GBS151)

  • 10. Identify and define legal theories, ethical issues, and the regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. (GBS205)

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

Complete information for CCL - Accounting can be found HERE

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