Staff Accountant, Certificate of Achievement
Banner code: 2_CN_ACCT
Financial aid: Eligible
This program is designed for students seeking jobs in bookkeeping and accounting. The curriculum prepares students for an occupation in accounting and/or supplements the currently employed accountant with additional skills. All courses in this program satisfy semester unit requirements necessary to qualify to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination. Students interested in becoming a CPA will find this program particularly useful.
Program Level Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Process and apply accounting transaction analysis into an accounting system.
- Prepare the four basic financial statements.
- Analyze results of financial information via ratios, relationships, and variance analysis to aid management decision making.
- Utilize federal income taxation concepts to compile individual tax returns and forms.
Certificate of Achievement Requirements
This certificate goes through the State approval process and requires a minimum of 12 units of coursework in a particular academic or occupational area. The certificate programs normally include only those courses which have a direct bearing upon specialized occupational competency since the objective of earning the career certificate is immediate employment in a specialized area. Upon successful completion of the program and completing the application, the student will receive the certificate and be recognized at the graduation ceremony. In order to earn a Certificate of Achievement all courses that apply to the certificate must be completed with a minimum grade of “C” in each course unless otherwise stated. A minimum of 12 units in residence at GWC is required, and 50 percent of the certificate program must be completed at GWC.
|ACCT G101||Financial Accounting||4|
|ACCT G102||Managerial Accounting||4|
|ACCT G130||Computerized Accounting||3|
|or ACCT G235||Quickbooks Pro for Accountants|
|ACCT G111||Individual Income Taxation||3|
|Select two of the following:||6-8|
|ACCT G110||Payroll Accounting And Taxation||3|
|ACCT G113||Business Income Taxation||3|
|ACCT G210||Cost Accounting||3|
|ACCT G211||Intermediate Accounting 1||4|
|ACCT G212||Intermediate Accounting 2||4|
|ACCT G215||Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Internal Control Compliance||3|
|ACCT G220||Forensic Accounting, Introduction||3|
|or CJ G220||Forensic Accounting, Introduction|