GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

ACCOUNTING

Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be able to demonstrate the ability to read and understand the contents of a corporationís annual report. Students will be composing entry-level correspondence and respond to correspondence initiated by others. Students will be able to create, edit, and print worksheets using formulas and statistics, date and time, financial and logical functions to solve business information.
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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

ACCTG 105 for ACCTG 106
ACCTG 101 or
ACCTG 105 and 106
Financial Accounting
Introductory Accounting I and II
5 or
2.5 + 2.5
ACCTG 101 or 106 or equivalent ACCTG 102 Managerial Accounting 5
ACCTG 101 or 110 ACCTG 120 Computerized Accounting Systems 4
  BUSAD 101 Introduction to Business 3
  BUSAD 120 Business Law 3
CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101
CABOT 102 and one of the following:
1. Eligibility for ENGL 120 or the equivalent.
2. Eligibility for ESL 151 or the equivalent.
BUSAD 106* or
CABOT 105
Written Business Communications
Introduction to Office Correspondence
3
3
CABOT 200 and 208 or equivalent (may be taken concurrently)
ACCTG 101 or equivalent
CABOT 270 or
ACCTG 180
Microsoft Excel I
Financial Analysis and Communications
3 or
2
   CS/IS 101 Introduction to Computer and Information Systems 5
   A minimum of 5 units must be selected from the following elective courses
      ACCTG 110** Basic Accounting I 4
ACCTG 101, or 110, or equivalent ACCTG 121 Advanced Computerized Accounting-Peachtree/Great Plains 4
  ACCTG 130 Payroll Accounting 3
  ACCTG 150 Principles of Income Taxation 3
ACCTG 150 or equivalent ACCTG 155 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) I 3
ACCTG 155 or equivalent ACCTG 156 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) II 1
ACCTG 156 ACCTG 157 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Leadership 1
ACCTG 150 or equivalent ACCTG 160 Advanced Income Taxation 3
  ACCTG 165 Tax Planning 2
ACCTG 101, 106, or 110 ACCTG 170 California Business Taxes 2
ACCTG 150 or equivalent ACCTG 175

Estate, Gift, and Trust Taxation

2
ACCTG 101 or equivalent ACCTG 180*** Financial Analysis and Communications 2
ACCTG 101 or ACCTG 105 & 106 ACCTG 201 Intermediate Accounting I 5
ACCTG 201 ACCTG 202 Intermediate Accounting II 5
ACCTG 201 ACCTG 210 Advanced Accounting 5
ACCTG 102 ACCTG 220 Cost Accounting I 3
ACCTG 101 or 106 ACCTG 225 Auditing 3
ACCTG 101 ACCTG 230 Accounting Info Systems 3
ACCTG 101 ACCTG 235 Fraud Examination 3
CABOT 105 or eligibility for ENGL 101 BUSAD 106*** Written Business Communications 3
  BUSAD 131 Introduction to Finance 3
   BUSAD 135 Money and Banking 3
  BUSAD 136 Money Management 3
  CABOT 106 Electronic Calculators 2
CABOT 270 or equivalent CABOT 271 Microsoft Excel II 3
ECON 102 ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics 3
Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151 ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Completion of 12 units with a 2.5 GPA or better and concurrent enrollment in 3 additional units BUSAD 050 Internship (Accounting) 3
   TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 35-36
* CABOT 105 is appropriate for certificate students.
** No credit will be granted if ACCTG 110 is taken after ACCTG 101 or 106.
***If not used to fulfill core requirement.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2013 GCC Catalog 2013-2014

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

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