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Accounting – Certificate

Programs

Accounting

Certificate of Achievement

This program, composed largely of accounting courses, is designed for the student who desire to gain and/or increase skills in the area of accounting. Successful completion of the program will lead to the awarding of a certificate of achievement.

What You Can Do

Jobs

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Bookkeeping Clerk

Earning Potential

View the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook at Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Modes of Instruction
Learn more about the modes of instruction offered at John A. Logan College.

Program Details

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FIRST YEAR – FALL SEMESTER

ORI 100College 1011
ACC 200Financial Accounting I3
MAT 113Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics OR
MAT 108 College Algebra OR
BUS 111 Business Mathematics
3
7

FIRST YEAR – SPRING SEMESTER

ACC 105Payroll Accounting3
ACC 201Financial Accounting II3
6

SECOND YEAR – FALL SEMESTER

ACC 202Managerial Accounting3
ACC 218Tax Accounting3
OFT 104Spreadsheet Design 3
COM 115Speech OR COM 116 Interpersonal Communication3
12

SECOND YEAR – SPRING SEMESTER

ACC 225Intergrated Accounting on Computers3
CIS 220Advanced Spreadsheet Design3
6

Total Hours for Degree31

Notes and Information

Spring Only CoursesFall Only Courses
ACC 218ACC 105
ACC 202ACC 225
CIS 220

The Certificate in Accounting is a minimum of 31 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

John A Logan College is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission. For more information on programs with specialized accreditations please visit Programs with Specialized Accreditations – John A. Logan College (jalc.edu)

John A Logan offers a seamless transfer to the next step in your educational journey for many of our programs. Our academic programs prepare you for what you will need to transfer to a four-year college or university. When you have selected the college where you would like to transfer, it is important to review their specific admission and course requirements. John A Logan College has many articulation agreements with various colleges.

Transfer Planning – John A. Logan College (jalc.edu)

Program learning outcomes information.

Accounting Faculty Contact

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Lora Hines, MBA M.S. Ed.

Professor of Accounting

Email: lora.hines@jalc.edu
Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8461
Office: B71B