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Accelerated Accounting, less than 1 year certificate

Accounting students

This certificate introduces you to the basic skills required for financial reporting. It could lead to an entry-level bookkeeping position.

Award information

Awards with a icon can be earned completely online, or you can choose a mix of online and on-campus classes.

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
Certificate: Accelerated AccountingLess than 1 year

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Course listing for the 2020-2021 catalog year.

BA 111Introduction to Accounting 13
BA 177Payroll Accounting3
BA 211Principles of Accounting I3
BA 228Computer Accounting Applications3
CAS 121Beginning Keyboarding 23
or CAS 122 Keyboarding for Speed and Accuracy
CAS 170Beginning Excel3
or CAS 171 Intermediate Excel
CAS 216Beginning Word3
or CAS 217 Intermediate Word
CG 209Job Finding Skills1
OS 13110-key on Calculators1
Business Administration Writing Electives3
Business Program Electives 3
Total Credits29

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