Accounting - CCL

Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Final term: 
Total credits required: 
Program Availability: 
Shared by: CG, EM, GC, GW, PC, RS, SM

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

Program notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses in the program.

Consultation with an Academic Advisor is recommended for course selection.

Admission criteria


ACC111Accounting Principles I (3) AND
ACC230Uses of Accounting Information I (3) AND
ACC240Uses of Accounting Information II (3)
ACC111Accounting Principles I (3) AND
ACC112Accounting Principles II (3) AND
ACC212Managerial Accounting (3)
ACC211Financial Accounting (3) AND
ACC212Managerial Accounting (3) 6-9
ACC105Payroll, Sales and Property Taxes (3) OR
ACC222Payroll Accounting (3) 3
ACC121Income Tax Preparation (3) OR
ACC221Tax Accounting (3) 3
ACC115Computerized Accounting 2
CIS114DEExcel Spreadsheet 3
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems 3
GBS151Introduction to Business 3
  1. Use basic mathematics and accounting principles to report the financial position of an organization. (ACC105, ACC111, ACC112, ACC115, ACC121, ACC211 ACC212, ACC221, ACC222, ACC230, ACC240)
  2. Apply current technology to specific business tasks. (ACC115, CIS105, CIS114DE)
  3. Evaluate the legal, ethical and social implications of business decisions and their impact on various individuals, groups and societies. (ACC111, ACC121, ACC221, GBS151)
  4. Demonstrate critical thinking through written and oral formats. (GBS151)
  5. Apply functions of modern business, including business principles, marketing, labor relations, and risk to business situations. (GBS151)
  6. Apply principles and practices of accounting to analyze and interpret general purpose financial statements. (ACC105, ACC111, ACC112, ACC115, ACC121, ACC211 ACC212, ACC221, ACC222, ACC230, ACC240)
  7. Apply basic rules of financial accounting to business transactions. (ACC105, ACC111, ACC112, ACC115, ACC121, ACC211 ACC212, ACC221, ACC222, ACC230, ACC240)
  8. Apply basic rules of managerial accounting to business decision making. (ACC212, ACC240)
  9. Apply appropriate procedures to prepare individual, partnership, and corporate taxes, including tax reporting for income, payroll, sales, and personal property. (ACC105, ACC121, ACC221, ACC222)
  10. Demonstrate an understanding of compliance in accounting, reporting and tax. (ACC105, ACC121, ACC221, ACC222)