(Level I Certificate)
Offered at all colleges
- Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: 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.
|+ACCT 2301||Principles of Accounting I OR||3|
|+ACCT 2401||Principles of Accounting I||(4)|
|ACNT 1311||Introduction to Computerized Accounting||3|
|++POFT 1127||Introduction to Keyboarding||1|
|++POFT 1325||Business Math
|++POFI 2301||Word Processing OR||3|
|++POFI 1341||Computer Applications II||(3)|
|Minimum Hours Required||16-18|
++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),
ECON 1303, 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.