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2017-18 Catalog 
  
 
  Oct 20, 2017
 
2017-18 Catalog

Accounting Assistant Certificate


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The Accounting Assistant certificate program is designed to provide the student an expanded knowledge of basic accounting and business principles while emphasizing communication and computer skills.

The Accounting Assistant program prepares the student for entry-level employment as an accounting assistant and provides for the upgrading of skills of individuals already employed.

Credit Hours Required:  27

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Note: This program can be completed entirely online.

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Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Accounting Assistant Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS). (ACC 121, ACC 122, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 161, ACC 231)
  2. Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedure. (ACC 132)
  3. Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies. (ACC 121, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 161, ACC 162, ACC 231)
  4. Analyze and communicate the effects of basic tax rules on individuals, partnerships and corporations, and prepare basic tax returns for each. (ACC 115)
  5. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, and interpret financial information. (ACC 115, ACC 122, ACC 161, ACC 162, ACC 296, BSA 102, CSA 126)

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