This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 28, 2013.
New students who are entering the college for the first time should follow the version on this page.
Show me the May 28, 2013, web published version.
Show me what changed in 2013-2014.
(Level I Certificate)
Offered at all colleges
Degree Plan Code: C1.ACCT.CLRK.12
This program is designed to provide the student with the skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment in accounting. Emphasis is on the development of basic accounting, spreadsheet, word processing, and ten-key skills. The courses required for the certificate are applicable to the Accounting Assistant Certificate and the Associate in Applied Sciences Degree in Accounting.
++Any student demonstrating proficiency by previous training, experience, or placement tests must substitute a course from the Elective1 (Business/Technical) list.
Elective1 - The Business/Technical elective may 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.