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Accounting Applications Certificate

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  • Earn your certificate in accounting applications

    CT iconHave a knack for financial details? Our accounting certificate prepares you for a number of key financial reporting and record keeping jobs. You can take accounting courses online to learn the principles, procedures and theories of organizing and maintaining business and financial records and how to prepare financial reports.

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    In addition to the business certificates listed below, SPC offers a track in Insurance Services in our Business Administration A.S. degree.

    Our business certificates give you specific skills and are part of our Associate in Science degrees, which can help you earn more money.

    These subplans include a certificate:

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  • What you will learn

    Our Accounting Applications Certificate teaches you to:

    • Prepare and use financial information to support decision making
    • Manage business information with appropriate software
    • Communicate effectively
    • Prepare governmental tax forms such as income, payroll, and sales taxes
    • Understand professional values, ethics and attitudes in business.
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    Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

    The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



    Program Leadership Information

    Dr. Greg Nenstiel, Dean, EPI, (727) 791-2433
    Marta Przyborowski, Academic Department Chair, (727) 341-7973

    Program Summary

    This certificate is designed to prepare students for employment in the field of accounting in a business environment. The certificate prepares individuals in the principles, procedures, and theories of organizing and maintaining business and financial records and the preparation of accompanying financial reports in both a manual or computer-automated environment. These courses will apply toward the Accounting sub plan in the Business Administration A.S. degree.

    The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
    o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
    o suggested course when more than one option exists
    o which semester each course is typically offered
    o if the course has a prerequisite
    o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

    If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

    If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

    Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

    Job Related Opportunities

    • Accounting Clerk
    • Bookkeeper
    • Small Business Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable Professional

    Graduation Rules

    Complete all courses with C or better.

    MAJOR CORE COURSES

    ACG 2021Financial Accounting3
    ACG 2071Managerial Accounting3
    1ACG 2450Accounting Software Applications3
    2CGS 1100Computer Applications3
    GEB 1011Introduction to Business3
    GEB 2940Business Internship3

    1 ACG2450 Uses QuickBooks Accounting Software. Completion of the course allows the student to sit for the QuickBooks Certification Exam.
    2 CGS1100 is a pre-req to ACG2450

    Total Credits18