Accounting - Academic Certificate

Curriculum Code: 523

Program Information
This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level bookkeeping and accounting positions. Accounting is one of the most rapidly expanding fields in today’s economy. Since it is service oriented, it involves working with people almost as much as with financial records. As an accountant, you will not only collect and report financial data, but also serve as the link between the data and the people who use it.

When You Graduate
This program is most appealing for students seeking to acquire the necessary skills that can be immediately applicable in the work place. Credits will transfer into CCC’s Accounting associate’s degree program as well as preparation for the CPA exam for students possessing four-year degrees.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Discuss the components of Accounting; •Describe the formal and informal links between financial data and the individuals that use it.


Gainful Employment Information:
http://www.cccnj.edu/ge/Accounting/GE%20-%20Accounting.html

Employment Opportunities:
Entry-level accountant, bookkeeper

Program Requirements (28)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
AC
104
Accounting Principles II
4
AC
201
Intermediate Accounting I
4
AC
202
Intermediate Accounting II
4
AC
221
Cost Accounting I
3
BU
209
Small Business Management
3
CS
Computer Science Elective
3
AC
Accounting Elective
3

General Education Requirements (6)
Credits
EN
101
English Composition I
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3

Total Credits: (34)

Accounting Elective: any course with an AC prefix