2020-2021 Catalog 
  
    Oct 31, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Accounting: Advanced Certificate


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Designed for students who wish to concentrate solely in accounting. This may be used to further their present careers or to augment a degree already held in a different subject area. Credits earned can be used for transfer into the Associate in Science Degree Accounting Program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply a comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles that is appropriate in the recording and reporting of financial information
  2. Use analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills to solve general accounting problems or problems in areas of accounting specialization
  3. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in professional accounting situations
  4. Use library and computer resources both to gather and present accounting information
  5. Interact appropriately and effectively with others in accounting settings
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing accounting computer software programs
  7. Analyze and use financial reports for decision-making
  8. Understand standards of professional conduct and ethical issues related to accounting and to their areas of specialization
  9. Demonstrate proficiency in the preparation of the 1040 tax return and supporting schedules
  10. Demonstrate the application of analytical techniques in corporate finance using practical examples
  11. Understand the annual report issued by corporations and how it is used to evaluate a corporation’s financial position

Please see Becoming Connecticut State Community College  for important information regarding this program and Fall 2023 opening of Connecticut State Community College. 

Certificate Requirements


Total Credits: 25


† Throughout this catalog, this symbol means that a pre-requisite is required. Please refer to the Course Descriptions  section.

* Business Elective includes any: ACC, BBG, BFN, BMG, BMK, BOT, CSA, CSC, CST course.

All courses taken in this certificate program can lead to our associate degree in Accounting.

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