Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02012)
The Accounting Certificate of Achievement is designed for students interested in pursuing entry level accounting positions such as Accounting Clerks, Accounting Assistants, Budget Analysts, and Tax Preparers, to name a few.
Upon completion of this Certificate, the student will have a good foundation in financial, managerial, income tax, and computerized accounting. Additional instruction in business communication, business information systems, and business ethics is included to ensure a well-rounded preparation to successfully compete in today's workforce.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Prepare payroll registers, financial statements, and other reports which are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
- Define, analyze and classify each business transaction within the framework of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, business law, and taxation methods.
The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.
For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.
|Program Requirements 1
|PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I
|PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II--- MANAGERIAL
|FEDERAL INCOME TAX
|BUSINESS ETHICS---CORPORATE AND PERSONAL
|COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
|or BUS 212
|INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS
|ADVANCED MICROCOMPUTER SPREADSHEETS SOFTWARE
|Select one of the following:
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
|WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
Some courses within this program may require additional coursework that must be completed prior to enrollment in these courses. Please consult the individual course listings for prerequisites and any other limitations on enrollment.