Student Catalog and Handbook 2021-2022

Computerized Accounting Specialist Certificate (CAY1)

The Computerized Accounting Specialist certificate program provides students with skills needed to perform a variety of accounting applications using accounting software and practical accounting procedures. Topics include principles of accounting, computerized accounting, spreadsheet fundamentals and basic computers.

NOTE: Credits for ACCT courses other than ACCT 2140 and ACCT 2145 are awarded only if the courses have been completed within the last seven years. Courses over seven years old may be recommended by the program chair and approved by the Dean of the School of Business/Public Services if the student presents recent, documented, in-field experience or current accounting certification.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may be employed as entry-level accounting assistants.

Credit Required for Completion: Minimum of 21 credit hours


Occupational Courses

CISM 2201: Students who successfully complete COMP 1000 prior to January 2018 may use that course to fulfill the CISM 2201 requirement for graduation.

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I


ACCT 1105Financial Accounting II


ACCT 1115Computerized Accounting


BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications


CISM 2201Foundations of Computer Applications


ACCT xxxxAccounting Elective