Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 SLCC General Catalog 

Accounting: CC (CTE)

Certificate of Completion | 30 credits minimum

Accounting, Finance, and Legal Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
BB 111A
General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4235
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Professors - Shauna Hatfield
Associate Professors - Dave Alldredge, Paige Paulsen
Assistant Professors - Corinne Anderson, Wendy Gunn, Tammie Neeley

Program Description
Accounting is the process that summarizes economic information about a business entity for use by decision makers. Users of this information include investors, creditors, management and government agencies. Often this information is prepared using computer applications. The Accounting program at SLCC provides training in financial and managerial accounting. Students are taught both manual and basic computerized accounting systems. General Education courses provide training in effective oral and written communication and human relations skills. Students may earn a Certificate in Accounting (30 credit hours required) or may continue on to complete the Associate of Applied Science degree (69 credit hours required), leading to employment in areas such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, and payroll.

Students who are interested in pursuing courses leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting should follow the courses listed in the Business Associate of Science  or the Business Associate of Arts  Degree.

Career Opportunities
This program provides excellent entry level skills for various positions in the field of accounting, depending on the individual person.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
  1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy

Comply with generally accepted Accounting principles.
Perform the steps of the accounting cycle.
Perform financial statement analysis.
Utilize accounting information for decision making.


Communicate effectively in writing.
Communicate effectively numerically.


Choose and perform appropriate financial calculations.
Solve time value of money problems.


Extract relevant data from complex information, process it appropriately, and draw reasonable conclusions.


Understand the ethical considerations inherently involved in Financial Reporting.
Understand the ethical considerations inherently involved in Federal Income Tax reporting.
Developing the knowledge and skills to be civically engaged.


Communicate effectively with others while working in groups.


Proficiently use technology.


Graduation Map

Advising Notes

ACCT 1110  must be completed with a C- or higher.

This certificate is intended to be a 1-year terminal credential. Some courses are transferable to other institutions. Students should check with the receiving institution to determine credit transferability. The Sample Schedule above is intended to show how this certificate could potentially be completed within one year.  It is the student’s responsibility to examine each course description to determine if prerequisites are required. Prerequisites must be satisfied before a class may be taken.