Accounting: Bookkeeping, Certificate

Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, NOVA Online, Woodbridge

The program is designed to provide the student with sufficient knowledge to keep a simple set of accounting books and/or to qualify for entry-level positions in bookkeeping and accounting.

Recommended Preparation Information

The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a good background in basic arithmetic operations.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Choose One
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
SDV 101 Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
Total 16
2nd Semester
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 3
ACC 215 Computerized Accounting 3
Choose One
CST 227 Business and Professional Communication 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication
ITE 140 Spreadsheet Software I 3
ECO 120 Survey of Economics 3
Total 15
Total credits for the Certificate = 31
One Year Credits
1st Semester
ACC
211
3
BUS
100
3
ENG
111
3
ITE
115
3
MTH
154
3
Choose One
SDV
100
1
Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
SDV
101
Total 16
2nd Semester
ACC
212
3
ACC
215
3
Choose One
CST
227
3
CST
110
ITE
140
3
ECO
120
3
Total 15
Total credits for the Certificate = 31

Students may consider the AAS in Accounting at this point. All classes would apply to the AAS.

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