Accounting Certificate (ACCC)

*This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.*

This program will provide students with accounting skills necessary to obtain entry-level positions in business as an accounts payable clerk, accounts receivable clerk, purchasing clerk or as a bookkeeper. Credits may be applied toward the A.A.S. degree in Accounting.

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

• describe and illustrate basic financial accounting concepts and principles.

• describe and illustrate accounting systems for service, merchandising, and manufacturing enterprises.

• use accounting concepts and principles as applicable to sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations.

• demonstrate effective communication.

• apply accounting concepts and principles for analyzing financial statements and business operations.

• apply cost accounting principles and procedures to a manufacturing business.

• demonstrate and integrate computer literacy within an accounting framework.

• recognize ethical problems in business.

 Additional Disclosure Information

Accounting Certificate
First Semester   Credits
ACC 160 Principles of Accounting I 3
BUS 120 Introduction to Business Organization 3
CIS 105 Introduction to Computers and Applications 3
  Semester Total 9
Second Semester    
ACC 161 Principles of Accounting II 3
ACC 205 Income Tax Accounting 3
  Semester Total 6
Third Semester    
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC 203 Cost/Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 209 Business Communications 3
  Semester Total 9
Fourth Semester    
ACC 202 Intermediate Accounting II 3
ACC 262 Accounting Information Systems 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3
  Semester Total 9
  Credit Total 33


Accounting (Certificate)

Approximate Cost of Program

Books: 2,200 Fees: 891 Tuition: 3,300
Books: 2,200 Fees: 1,188 Tuition: 6,600
Out of State    
Books: 2,200 Fees: 1,485 Tuition: 9,900
Schuylkill County    
Books: 2,200 Fees: 1,188 Tuition: 4,950
  • On-Campus Room & Board: Not Offered

Length of Program
Intended time to complete: 24 months