Feb 07, 2023  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog

Accounting: CC (CTE)

Certificate of Completion | 30 credits minimum

Program Website
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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: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx
Note: Fees vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.

General Education Requirements (9 credits)

Certificates of Completion contain instructional components in communication, computation, and human relations.

Program General Education Notes


Communication: ENGL 1010

Computation: FIN 1380 or any


Human Relations: MKTG 1960 or any


Program Requirements

Time to Completion & Graduation Map

  • Accounting CC: Full-time  
  • 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 Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Comply with generally accepted Accounting principles. [1]
  • Perform the steps of the accounting cycle.  [1]
  • Perform financial statement analysis. [1,3,4]
  • Utilize accounting information for decision making.  [1,4,5]
  • Communicate effectively in writing. [2]
  • Communicate effectively numerically. [2,3]
  • Choose and perform appropriate financial calculations. [3]
  • Solve time value of money problems. [3]
  • Understand the ethical considerations inherently involved in Financial Reporting. [6]
  • Communicate effectively with others while working in groups. [2,7]
  • Proficiently use technology. [9]