Certificate in Accounting

Requirements (36 units)

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated or extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to:

  1. impart specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. produce mastery of the content of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field.

Certain certificate programs contain 600-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 600-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students. Candidates must receive two-thirds of their certificate-applicable credit from the university. The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority.

Certificate Requirements

ACCT 211Introductory Accounting I *4
ACCT 212Introductory Accounting II *4
ACCT 315Accounting Information Systems and Business Ethics4
ACCT 347Management Accounting and Ethics in Business4
ACCT 372Intermediate Accounting4
ACCT 373Problem Areas in Intermediate Accounting4
ACCT 426Introduction to Taxation4
ACCT 440Financial Statement Auditing4
Four units chosen in consultation with an advisor from:4
Reporting Issues in Intermediate Accounting
Internal and Operational Auditing
Accounting for Government and Not-for-Profit Organizations
Corporate and Partnership Taxation
Advanced Accounting
EDP Auditing and Control
Accounting Law, Ethics and Institutions
Estates and Gifts, Ethics and other Specialized Taxation Topics
Seminar in Accounting
Total Units36
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Note: Students may substitute the following course for ACCT 211 and ACCT 212: ACCT 503