Computerized Accounting Specialist Certificate
This program provides students who plan to enter the accounting field with knowledge of accounting principles and practices to record transactions for various types of businesses using a double-entry accounting system, as well as the latest commercial software, and the ability to analyze financial statements.
CurriculumCurriculum changes as industry standards transform. Please refer to the Saddleback College Catalog website as the following requirements may have changed since this webpage was published.
|ACCT 1A||Financial Accounting||4|
|ACCT 1B*||Managerial Accounting||4|
|ACCT 216*||Individual Income Tax||4|
|CIM 216+||Spreadsheets: Excel||3|
|CIM 223B*||Computerized Accounting QuickBooks-Adv.||1.5|
|Select from Restricted Elective||3|
|Total Required Units||19.5|
|ACCT 120||Introduction to Financial Planning||3|
|ACCT 202A*||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|ACCT 217*||Partnership and Corporate Taxation||3|
+Completion of the A and B versions of this course can also be used to fulfill this requirement.
Associate in Science DegreeCompletion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.
Associate in Arts DegreeComplete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate in Arts degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.
General Education Requirements for Associate DegreesRefer to the Graduation Requirements or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution's catalog for transfer requirements.
Suggested coursework not required for the major: ACCT 189, 202A, 202B, 203, 214, 289; BUS 102, 103, 104, 125; CIM 1, 112, 171, 174, 174A, 216B, 216C, 218, 229A; ECON 2, 4.