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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Certificate

HEGIS #5002
Chairperson: Ricky P. Thibodeau
Brahan Hall, Room 220, (518) 629-7148

The Accounting certificate is designed for students who would like to gain a core understanding of the principles of accounting. Many who take the certificate program are looking for advancement in their careers or the ability to learn a new skill set. The certificate program can provide an intensive immersion in the fundamentals of accounting, including financial and managerial accounting. The college offers instruction in widely used accounting software applications. All credits earned in the certificate program may be applied to the Business - Accounting associate in applied science degree program. Appropriate credits also may be applied to other programs in the School of Business and in other schools of the college. Certificate requirements can be met through either full- or part-time study and through day, evening and online offerings.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Fall and Spring Bookkeeping and accounting courses recommended. 70 or above

Total Credits Required: 30

Major Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by department chairperson.

(1) Computer Elective Credits: 3

Any course with subject code CMPT.

Total Credits Required: 30