Business Accounting Certificate, Credit Certificate

The Business Accounting Certificate is a 33-credit-hour program which prepares students for entry level positions in jobs designated as accounting clerk, bookkeeper, payroll/receivables/billing payables clerk or assistant accountant. Certificate recipients are competent to record and maintain financial data in journals and ledgers from date of original transaction through a full accounting cycle terminating with closing entries and statement preparation. Students also receive training in managerial and tax applications. The application of microcomputers/software is a prominent program feature.

All certificate courses may be applied to Associate of Applied Sciences degree (A.A.S.) in Accounting . Most certificate courses can be transferred to a four-year institution.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. competently demonstrate substantive knowledge in accounting sufficient for further study and demonstrate competencies required by employers to be hired and succeed in the workplace;
  2. competently perform basic computational/arithmetic operations and basic problem-solving skills required in financial and managerial accounting and demonstrate competence in applied analytical skills; and
  3. competently apply knowledge and skills of civic engagement.

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 33*

Semester Sequence

Important Information

Short Description

This program prepares students for entry level positions in jobs designated as accounting clerk, bookkeeper, payroll/receivables/billing payables clerk or assistant accountant.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

225

Contacts and Additional Information

Department Chair:

Mark Williams
Office:  C.BESS 226
443-840-4334 or mwilliams@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinator:

Melissa Stitt
Office:  E.BESS 134
443-840-5710 or mstitt2@ccbcmd.edu


Additional Information:

  • These programs are offered both face to face and fully (100%) online:  Accounting A.A.S., Accounting Certificate, Business Accounting Certificate, Certified Bookkeeping Certificate, and Certified Public Accountant Certificate.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements

Courses Needed for This Program*

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.