Jan 29, 2020
The Accounting Department offers an undergraduate credit certificate in Accounting, designed to prepare individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than accounting, for entry into the accounting profession.
Prerequisites (28 units)
Admission to the University with a bachelor’s degree in a field other than accounting and completion of the lower division Business Administration core courses listed below with a minimum 2.5 grade point average.
Submission of transcripts or official grade reports for the following courses to the Department of Accounting for evaluation.
A minimum of 48 units, a minimum 2.5 grade point average, and minimum C grades in all accounting courses are required for completion of the program. Refer to the Undergraduate Studies: General Information section for general regulations governing all certificate programs.
Requirements for the Certificate (90 units)
Required Courses (44 units)
Electives (46 units)
Accounting Electives: Select a minimum of 8 units but no more than 26 units from the following:
U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure
Occupations that this certificate program prepares students to enter:
- Accountant; SOC Code 13-2011;
- Budget Analyst; SOC Code 13-2031;
- Tax examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents; SOC Code 13-2081;
- Tax preparers; SOC Code 13-2082;
On-time graduation rate for students completing this program:
Costs of Attendance for the entire normal duration (six quarters, at two courses per quarter) of this certificate program:
Tuition and Fees: $11,152
Books and Supplies: $3,276
Median loan debt incurred by students who completed this certificate program:
Title IV loans: $0.00
Other educational dept (private educational loans and institutional financing):
The job placement rate for students completing the program:
Data not available.