Degree Plans - Accounting - Accounting Assistant Certificate
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(Level I Certificate)
Offered at all colleges
Degree Plan Code: C1.ACCT.ASST.9/10
The program is designed to provide the student with an expanded knowledge of basic accounting and business principles while emphasizing the development of communication and human relations skills necessary for advancement in accounting or other business-related careers. The courses required for this certificate are applicable to the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Accounting.
++Any student demonstrating proficiency by previous training, experience, or placement tests may substitute a course from the Elective1 (Business/Technical) list.
Business/Technical Elective1 -- The Business/Technical elective must be selected from the following fields/courses:
Accounting (ACNT, ACCT), Business (BUSG, BUSI), any computer course (BCIS, ITCC, ITMC, ITSC, ITSE, ITNW, ITSW, INEW, COSC), ENGL 2311, Management (HRPO, BMGT), Marketing (MRKG), Mathematics (MATH), Business Office Systems and Support (POFI, POFT). The cooperative education courses (ACNT 1380 and ACNT 2380) are recommended for students employed in a general business or accounting area.