Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

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Accounting Certificate

ALLEGHENY, BOYCE, NORTH, SOUTH 
Certificate (217)

The Accounting certificate program is designed for those students with some post secondary educational background seeking entry-level positions in the accounting field or those already employed in the field seeking to enhance their skills. Cooperative Education credits may be available to those who qualify.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Explain the role and value of accounting in a business organization.
  2. Demonstrate entry level accounting skills and current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. 
  3. Analyze business transactions and determine their impact on financial statements.
  4. Solve accounting problems using analysis and critical thinking.
  5. Utlize accounting concepts and techniques to make management decisions.

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Certificate Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 33–34 

First Semester 

Course #      

Course Name

Credits

ACC-104

Financial Accounting

4

 

Business Elective

3

 

Computer Information Technology Elective         

3–4

 

Total Credits

10–11

Second Semester

ACC-203

Managerial Accounting

4

ACC-120

Computer Applications in Accounting

3

CIT-140

Office Productivity Applications

4

           

Total Credits

11

Third Semester

 

Accounting Electives (3)

9

 

Business Elective

3

 

Total Credits

12

NOTE: ENG-100 or the Equivalent is required for program entry.

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