Accounting Certificate


The Accounting Certificate is designed to prepare the student for entry level positions and/or professional advancement in a wide variety of accounting jobs. These jobs include general accounting, governmental accounting, cost accounting, payroll, inventory management, asset management, credit and collections, financial analysis, etc. To earn a certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (30 units):
ACCT 101 CFinancial Accounting5
CIS 111 CComputer Information Systems3
ACCT 102 CManagerial Accounting5
ACCT 190 C Accounting Systems Design and Applications3
MGT 111 CBusiness Communications3
or MGT 211 C Writing for Business
ACCT 201 CIntermediate Accounting3
ACCT 011 CPayroll Accounting2
ACCT 202 CCost Accounting3
ACCT 204 C Accounting - Government and Nonprofit Entities3
Total Units30