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Accounting (BP/EP) Occupational Certificate

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

This certificate is designed to allow individuals to enter the accounting profession without the time and effort needed to complete an accounting degree program. It includes instruction that covers the basic accounting and computers skills that are demanded in the accounting profession.

Award Outcomes

Apply professional communication skills.

Demonstrate mathematical skills essential to accounting.

Demonstrate ethical behavior.

Record business transactions.

Utilize current accounting and office software.

Complete payroll activities.

Career Opportunities

Accountants are needed in every type of service or manufacturing operation. You may be employed by financial institutions, governmental agencies, private business or in public accounting firms. America`s continuing shift to a world-wide service-oriented economy has resulted in an accelerating demand for individuals who possess financial knowledge and accounting skills.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 17 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1102Principles of Accounting I

4

ACCT1111Payroll Accounting

3

ACCT1125Excel

3

 

ACCT1130Microsoft Dynamics GP

3

or

ACCT1135QuickBooks

3

or

ACCT1150Sage 50

3

 

ACCT1107Principles of Accounting II

4

or

ACCT2155Financial Accounting

4

General Education Required 0 Credits

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 0 Credits

Total Occupational Certificate Credits 17

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1102Principles of Accounting I

4

ACCT1111Payroll Accounting

3

ACCT1125Excel

3

Total Credits  10

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ACCT1130Microsoft Dynamics GP

3

or

ACCT1135QuickBooks

3

or

ACCT1150Sage 50

3

 

ACCT1107Principles of Accounting II

4

or

ACCT2155Financial Accounting

4

Total Credits  7

Graduation (17 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.


6/4/2018 : BP 2010 / EP 2011