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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.
Richland College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Richland College.
Educational opportunities are offered by the Dallas County Community College District without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or gender expression.