Academic Catalogs

Financial Accounting Competency, Certificate of Achievement

Banner Code: 1_CN_FACC

Control Number: 40078

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This certificate, issued through the Graduation Office, provides students with accounting and computer accounting coursework focusing on intermediate accounting concepts. Completion of the certificate will enable students to prepare for the financial reporting section of the CPA exam.

Program Outcome

Demonstrate generally accepted accounting practices in the area of business taxation using various forms of technology.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ACCT A101Financial Accounting4
or ACCT A101H Financial Accounting Honors
ACCT A102Managerial Accounting4
or ACCT A102H Managerial Accounting Honors
ACCT A110Excel for Accounting and Finance3
ACCT A212Intermediate Accounting 13
ACCT A213Intermediate Accounting 23
Total Units17

Program Sequence

These sequences at Orange Coast College are curriculum maps for students to finish all requirements for the certificate. There may be advisories, prerequisites, or time requirements that students need to consider before following these maps. Students are advised to meet with an Orange Coast College Counselor for alternate sequencing.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Semester 1Units
Financial Accounting
or Financial Accounting Honors
Semester 2
ACCT A102 Managerial Accounting 4
Excel for Accounting and Finance
or Managerial Accounting Honors
Year 2
Semester 1
ACCT A212 Intermediate Accounting 1 3
ACCT A213 Intermediate Accounting 2 3
 Total Units17