Certificate in Accounting Fundamentals
The graduate certificate in Accounting Fundamentals is designed primarily for individuals who want to strengthen their understanding of accounting or individuals seeking to fulfill some of the accounting requirements to sit for the CPA examination, but not wishing to earn a graduate business degree. The certificate courses may satisfy six elective credits in the MBA program or twelve of the prerequisite credits in the M.S. in Accounting and Business Advisory Services program.
Everything you need to know about the Graduate Accounting Fundamentals Certificate.
To receive a Certificate in Accounting Fundamentals, you must complete 12 credits of coursework and maintain a cumulative GPA of no less than 3.0 for courses taken in the certificate program. The coursework must be completed after you have received a bachelor's degree or equivalent.
Foundation Course (1.5 credits)
|ACCT 505||Accounting Essentials||1.5||This course may be waived with a previous undergraduate equivalent course.|
REQUIRED COURSES (12 credits)
Core Courses: 9 credits
|ACCT 510||Intermediate Accounting I||3||Prerequisite: ACCT 505 or ACCT 201|
||Intermediate Accounting II
||Prerequisite: ACCT 510|
|ACCT 512||Auditing||3||Prerequisite: ACCT 505|
Elective Courses (3 credits)
|ACCT 513||Intermediate Accounting III||3||Prerequisite: Completed or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 511|
|ACCT 514||Fundamentals of Income Taxation||3||Prerequisite: ACCT 505|
|ACCT 605||Performance Management and Accounting Controls||3||Prerequisite: ACCT 505|
|ACCT 701||Accounting Ethics||3||Prerequisite: ACCT 505|
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