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Accounting Certificate

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The certificate in Accounting is designed to provide students with a specialized body of knowledge in accounting. The courses are sequenced to advance from the basic principles through more advanced applications. The courses in the Accounting certificate apply toward the major in Business, Accounting concentration.

Program Location: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens County, McCormick, Newberry, Saluda

Program Options: Day, Evening

Contact Information: Sissy Copeland

 

Required Courses

Additional Program Information

 

Day Program

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3.0
CPT 101 Introduction to Computers 3.0
   
SECOND SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 3.0
ACC 124 Individual Tax Procedures 3.0
   
SUMMER TERM Credit Hours
BAF 260 Financial Management 3.0
MAT 122 Finite College Mathematics 3.0
   
THIRD SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3.0
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
   
FOURTH SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 202 Intermediate Accounting II 3.0
ACC 230 Cost Accounting I 3.0
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting 3.0
   
Total Credit Hours: 33.0
 

 

Evening Program

FIRST SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3.0
CPT 101 Introduction to Computers 3.0
MAT 122 Finite College Mathematics 3.0
   
SECOND SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 3.0
ACC 124 Individual Tax Procedures 3.0
   
SUMMER TERM Credit Hours
ACC 230 Cost Accounting I 3.0
BAF 260 Financial Management 3.0
   
THIRD SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3.0
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3.0
   
FOURTH SEMESTER Credit Hours
ACC 202 Intermediate Accounting II 3.0
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting 3.0
   
Total Credit Hours: 33.0
 

Updated 4/18/2012

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Purpose Statement - The purpose of the Accounting Certificate is to provide a basic foundation of accounting knowledge for entry –level accounting related positions or to enhance skills of currently employed professionals.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the accounting process and prepare and interpret basic financial statements.

2. Analyze and prepare financial information for management decision-making. 

 

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Advisement Information:

  • Review PTC Pathway or BANNER for specific course prerequisites.

  • Online courses with a prefix of BAF, BUS, MGT, MKT, ACC and ECO must have completed CPT 141 or CPT 101 within five years or have a TRA score of 70 or higher. 

  • CPT 101 and all courses in the Business department (see prefixes above) require RDG 100 or equivalent placement test scores.  

  • Starting fall 2014, CPT 101 and advanced courses (AOT 165, CPT 172, CPT 274 and IST 281) will use Office 2013.

  • CPT 101 students must purchase an access code for MyITLab, a learning management system that is used for CPT 101. The CPT 101 access code is good for six months.

  • RDG 100 is a prerequisite for CPT 101. If a student needs developmental coursework the first semester, advise for CPT 141, if required, followed by CPT 101.

  • Courses are offered day, evening and online. Students may begin any term.

  • ACC 101, 102, 201 and 202 must be taken in sequence.

  • ACC 201 is offered only in the fall term.

  • ACC 202 is offered only in the spring.

Advisement Information updated 6/1/2014