Certificate in Accounting Specialist

School of Business and Education, 505-428-1256

This program prepares students for entry into the accounting/bookkeeping field; for upgrading their accounting skills for job promotion; or upgrading their credentials through preparation for the National Bookkeeper Certification Exam. The program can be completed in one year (Fall, Spring and Summer semesters).

Learning Outcomes

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Read, prepare, analyze and appraise financial statements.
  • Prepare payroll computations, records, payment, taxes, deposits and reports.
  • Apply basic mathematical skills related to business applications and accounting.
  • Apply relevant technology to the communication process.

Class Requirements

CORE REQUIREMENTS: (14 HRS.)

ACCT 121      Principles of Accounting I (4)

ACCT 124      Payroll Accounting (3)

ACCT 125      Computerized Accounting –

Quickbooks (3)

OFTC 111      Business Software Essentials (4)

 

RELATED REQUIREMENTS: (3 HRS. MIN.)

Choose one from the following:

ACCT 122      Principles of Accounting II (4)

ACCT 140      Personal Income Tax Preparation (2)

[and]

ACCT 140L    Personal Tax Preparation Lab (1)

ACCT 202      Governmental Accounting (3)

 

NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.

TOTAL 17 CREDITS MIN.

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