Accounting for Business (CTACCB)

Certificate

This certificate program prepares students for entry-level positions such as a bookkeeper or accounting clerk with accounting and tax services, CPA firms, and small businesses. They will provide accounting skills, computer skills, and office support. It also gives students credit that can be applied toward the associate degree in accounting.

This is a high demand, high skill program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

Program is also available online.

2019-2020 Academic Requirements

This program prepares students for entry-level positions with accounting and tax services, CPA firms, and small businesses where they will provide accounting skills, computer skills, and office support. It also gives students credit that can be applied toward the Associate's Degree in Accounting.

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Business Department
Advisors
Mark Johnston
(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ACC 100 or Accounting Practices for Business  
ACC 111   Principles of Accounting I * 3
ACC 110   Payroll Accounting 2
ACC 131   QuickBooks Software 3
BOS 184   Spreadsheet Software Applications I 3
CIS 110   Introduction to Computer Information Systems 3
    MTH 125, MTH 160, MTH 176 or MTH 181 4
TAX 101   Income Taxes for Individuals 3
Total 21
Total Credits Required
21

Footnotes:

 *Students earning an AAS degree in Accounting are required to complete ACC 111.