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Accounting Information Certificate Program

Certificate

The information below applies to students entering the program in fall 2019. Current students - log in to BHCC Self-Service to review the most accurate program requirements for your catalog year, or contact LifeMap/Advising for more information. Prospective students - go to bhcc.edu/admissions and contact an admissions counselor.
Semester 1 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ACC-101 Principles of Accounting I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CIT-110 Applications/Concepts
CIT-133 Introduction to Microsoft Office
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisites for CIT-110: ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

MAT-181 Statistics
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: MAT-097 or MAT-098 or placement

Total Credits:
Semester 2 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ACC-102 Principles of Accounting II
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: ACC-101

ACC-105 Accounting Information Systems
3

Prerequisites: ACC-101 and ENG-095 and ESL-098 or RDG-095 or placement

CIT-234 Decision Support Using Microsoft Excel
3

Prerequisites: CIT-110, CIT-113 or CIT-120

Total Credits:
Semester 3 Credits Milestone GenEd Note Pre-req
ACC-201 Intermediate Accounting I
3

Milestone courses should be taken in the order shown.

Prerequisite: ACC-102

Elective-1 Concentration Elective
3

Choose Concentration Elective from:

  • ACC-202 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC-207 Cost Accounting I
  • ACC-203 Personal Income Tax
  • FIN-210 Financial Management
  • CIT-128 Database Design with Microsoft Access
Elective-2 Concentration Elective
3

Choose Concentration Electives from:

  • ACC-202 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC-207 Cost Accounting I
  • ACC-203 Personal Income Tax
  • FIN-210 Financial Management
  • CIT-128 Database Design with Microsoft Access
Total Credits:
Last Modified Date: April 22, 2019

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Describe and demonstrate an understanding of cash vs. accrual accounting.
  • Compare and contrast different concepts of depreciation of property, plant and equipment assets.
  • Explain in detail the nature of receivables, payables and inventory.
  • Analyze and evaluate revenues, expenses cash flows, and behavior of cost.
  • Assess and analyze integrated accounting systems, setup, and applications.
  • Use spreadsheet models addressing a range of practical and business applications.
  • Record transactions and input data from initial investment in the business cycle, ending entries that are necessary to ready the books for period-ending financial statements.
  • Prepare and evaluate financial statements and process and maintain computerized records, accounts, and information.

Career Outlook

This program qualifies graduates for entry-level accounting, billing, or advanced bookkeeping positions. Students may also transfer many of these courses into the following degrees: Associate in Science Degree: Business Administration Accounting option or Business Administration Management option.