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Degree Plans - Accounting - Accounting Advanced Technical Certificate (Archived)

Candidates for this certificate must possess a Bachelor's degree in a discipline other than Accounting and must be approved by the Mountain View College Accounting Department before being granted approval to earn this certificate.

ACCOUNTING - ACCOUNTING ADVANCED TECHNICAL

(Advanced Technical Certificate)

Mountain View only

  • Students pursuing this award are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: ATC.ACCT.10

ADMISSION PREREQUISITES: Candidates for this certificate must possess a Bachelor's degree, must complete two prerequisite courses (ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I and ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II), and must be approved by the Mountain View College Accounting Department before being admitted into the certificate program.

The Accounting Advanced Certificate program offers selected courses that will qualify candidates for the uniform CPA exam. The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy has accredited Mountain View College as a designated community college to offer Qualifying Educational Credit for the CPA Examination. This program is designed for students who hold a Bachelor's degree in any field with approved accounting coursework. The program focuses on advanced topics in accounting including financial, managerial, taxation, and auditing. The intent of the program is to increase the quality and number of competent and ethical candidates to sit for the uniform CPA exam.

Candidates for the Accounting Advanced Technical Certificate must possess a Bachelor's degree in any field with approved accounting coursework and must be approved by the Mountain View College Accounting Department before being admitted into the certificate program. Additionally, to be approved to apply for the certificate, a copy of the Bachelor's degree transcript and a certificate degree plan request must be on file with the Mountain View College Degree Audit office.

CREDIT HOURS

PREREQUISITES

ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting I OR 3
ACCT 2401 Principles of Accounting I (4)
ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting II OR 3
ACCT 2402 Principles of Accounting II (4)
6-8

SEMESTER I

ACNT 2303 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACNT 1331 Federal Income Tax: Individual 3
ACNT 2330 Governmental and Not-for- Profit Accounting 3
9

SEMESTER II

ACNT 2304 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACNT 1347 Federal Income Tax for Partnerships and Corporations 3
+Elective Accounting Specialty 3
9

SEMESTER III

ACNT 2331 Internal Control and Auditing 3
ACNT 2333 Advanced Accounting 3
+Elective Accounting Specialty 3
9

SEMESTER IV

ACNT 1340 Accounting and Business Ethics 3
+Elective Accounting Specialty 3
6
Minimum Hours Required 39-41

+Elective - must be selected from the following:

ACNT 1305 Forensic Accounting and Auditing 3
ACNT 1370 Accounting Communications 3
ACNT 2309 Cost Accounting 3
ACNT 2332 Accounting Information Systems 3
ACNT 2370 Financial Statement Analysis 3
ACNT 2371 Management Auditing and Control 3
ACNT 2372 Advanced Auditing 3
ACNT 2373 International Financial Reporting 3
ACNT 2374 Accounting Theory 3
ACNT 2375 Accounting Research and Analysis 3
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