Accounting (Basic)

The Basic Accounting Certificate Program is for those students who want an introduction to fundamental accounting skills.


Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply a comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles that is appropriate in the recording and reporting of financial information
  2. Use analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills to solve general accounting problems or problems in areas of accounting specialization
  3. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in professional accounting situations
  4. Use library and computer resources both to gather and present accounting information
  5. Interact appropriately and effectively with others in accounting settings
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing accounting computer software programs
  7. Analyze and use financial reports for decision-making
  8. Understand standards of professional conduct and ethical issues related to accounting and to their areas of specialization
ACC* 115 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ACC* 117 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
† ACC* 125 Accounting Computerized Applications I 3
† MAT* __ Mathematics Elective 3
† ___ ___ Business Elective* 3
This symbol (†) indicates a prerequisite needs to be met
* Business Elective includes any: ACC, BBG, BFN, BMG, BMK, BOT, CSA course


Gerald Murphy
Program Coordinator
Room 1029
(860) 906-5170