Accounting Certificate

Curriculum BUS.ACC.CERT (C306A)

The minimum accounting requirements for students to enter the accounting profession. Students will study accounting in proprietorship and learn accounting procedures, as well as the application of data processing to accounting problems. Graduates of this certificate may receive job positions in accounts payable, accounts receivable, data entry, cost accounting and bookkeeping.

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

ACC 101

Financial Accounting

3

 

BUS 161

Business Law I

3

 

CIS 101

Introduction to Computer Science

3

 

 

Electives

3

 

 

 

12

Semester Two

#

ACC 105

Managerial Accounting

3

 

CIS 155

Microsoft Excel I

3

 

 

Electives

2

 

 

 

8

Semester Three

#

ACC 166

Cost Accounting

3

#

ACC 251

Intermediate Accounting I

3

#

CIS 157

Microsoft Access I

3

 

 

 

9

 

 

Total credits required

29

See ACC course descriptions

See BUS course descriptions

Suggested electives (5): ACC 156◊, ACC 252◊, ACC 257◊, ACC 296◊; BUS 162◊ or CIS 140

Coordinator: Dr. William M. Griffin, Ext. 3579

Gainful Employment

The information below is provided to assist students in making informed choices about their education and career.

Curriculum

Curriculum Title

CIPS Code

BUS.ACC.CERT

(C306A)

ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE

52 0302

# of Graduates

# of Graduates Completing
On-Time

% Completing
On-Time

14

2

.142

Avg. Program Tuition Cost

Avg. Program Book Cost

Total Program Costs*

$ 3,716.00

$ 1,371.00

$ 5,087.00

Program Length
in Semesters

Program Credit

Hours

Median Loan

Debt

3

29

NA

SOC Code

SOC Description
(Associated Program Occupation(s))

Occupational Summary
(ONET webpage)

132082

Tax Preparers

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-2082.00

433031

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-3031.00

433051

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-3051.00

434011

Brokerage Clerks

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-4011.00

439111

Statistical Assistants

http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/43-9111.00

*Transportation, personal expenses, and room and board costs are not included in the information above, but may apply to some students.

For more information about Gainful Employment, visit the Triton College Financial Aid Office, located in the Student Center Building, Room B-216W, or send an Email to: finaid@triton.edu.