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Accounting - CCL

Gainful Employment Information
Major: 5665
Effective Term: 2013 Fall Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 23-26

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Accounting program is designed for students seeking to gain skills and knowledge in the field of accounting. Possible entry-level positions for this program include accounting clerk, accounts payable/receivable clerk, claims clerk, credit clerk, full-charge bookkeeper, accounting intern, or comparable positions. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) is also available.

Program Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses required within the program.
Consultation with an Academic Advisor is recommended for course selection.

Admission Criteria:


Program Prerequisites: None
Required Courses
ACC111 Accounting Principles I (3) AND
ACC230 Uses of Accounting Information I (3) AND
ACC240 Uses of Accounting Information II (3)
ACC111 Accounting Principles I (3) AND
ACC112 Accounting Principles II (3) AND
ACC212 Managerial Accounting (3)
ACC211 Financial Accounting (3) AND
ACC212 Managerial Accounting (3) 6-9
ACC105 Payroll, Sales and Property Taxes 3
ACC115 Computerized Accounting 2
CIS114DE Excel Spreadsheet 3
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
GBS151 Introduction to Business 3
GBS205 Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues in Business 3

Program Competencies

  1. Identify and describe tax reporting for payroll, sales, and personal property. (ACC105, ACC115)
  2. Demonstrate the use of a microcomputer accounting system, including the general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. (ACC105, ACC115)
  3. Identify, describe, and use the fundamental principles and practices of accounting including interpretation of general purpose financial statements. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)
  4. Define the basic rules of financial accounting and apply them to business problems. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)
  5. Identify and describe procedural details for the accumulation of information and generation of reports for internal and external users. (ACC111, ACC112, ACC211, ACC230)
  6. Identify and describe the uses of accounting information for internal and external purposes with emphasis on analysis for use by management. (ACC212, ACC240)
  7. Investigate, analyze, and design computer spreadsheets for solving business problems using Microsoft Excel. (BPC/CIS114DE)
  8. Demonstrate the use of computer information systems, computer concepts, microcomputer applications, and programming techniques. (CIS105)
  9. Identify the fundamental characteristics and functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and business risk. (GBS151)
  10. Identify and define legal theories, ethical issues, and the regulatory climate affecting business policies and decisions. (GBS205)

Complete program information is available here.

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

Please refer to the Official MCCCD CCTA website for official programs information.