Aug 11, 2022  
2021-2022 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, Wendy Gunn, Tammie Neeley, Paige Paulsen
Assistant Professors - Corinne Anderson

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 other areas of 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.

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

Gainful Employment
The Accounting Certificate of Completion may lead to employment in areas such as accounts receivable,
accounts payable, general ledger, and payroll.

Transfer/Articulation Information
Students may earn a Certificate of Completion in Accounting (30 credit hours required) or may continue on to complete the Associate of Applied Science degree (63 credit hours required). 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.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees:

Estimated Time to Completion
Time to completion is 2 semesters based on a full-time minimum of 15 credits per semester. Less than 15 credits per semester will increase time to completion.

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.

1, 3, 4

Utilize accounting information for decision making.

1, 4

Communicate effectively in writing.


Communicate effectively numerically.

2, 3

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


Understand the ethical considerations inherently involved in Financial Reporting.


Communicate effectively with others while working in groups.

2, 6

Proficiently use technology.


General Education Requirements (9 credits)

Specifying or embedding General Education courses requires approval by the SLCC General Education Committee. For a current list of approved General Education courses, see the SLCC Catalog.

Communication 1 course

Either Oral (CM) or Written (EN)

Quantitative Studies (QS) 1 course

Human Relations (HR) 1 course

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.