An accounting certificate can be pursued by a student who possesses an undergraduate degree. This certificate consists of 36 credits in accordance with the CPA licensure requirements.

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Certificate in Accounting

Course Requirements: 36 credits
Degree: Certificate
Locations: Main Oakland Campus

Notable Courses

 
ACC 104: INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 

You will be introduced to the discipline of accounting, including accounting principles, terms and concepts governing the recording, reporting and analyzing of accounting data. You'll learn the accounting cycle: journal entries, general ledger, trial balances, and financial statements – income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement. You will also develop a basic understanding of how to analyze financial statements to determine profitability, financial position, and liquidity.

ACC 413: BUSINESS ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 

Analyze the role of business in society. Topics include the role of business within the community, the relationship of business with government, and the regulatory environment. You will study both market and non-market decisions which have social, political, and ethical ramifications. Also, you will investigate the effect of values and cultural norms on managerial decision-making and how this relates to managers facing a global environment and diverse workforce.

note: this is just a small sample of the variety of classes you'll be taking. for more details about these classes and more, please visit the Course Catalog section of our website.