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Business Studies Certificates

To meet the dynamic demands of current business, certificate programs are currently being developed to meet student business educational needs in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, and Office Management. Please contact a representative of the Business Studies Department for information about these programs.

                                                                

Certificate of Accounting Clerkship

The Certificate of Accounting Clerkship was developed in 2012 to meet the workforce needs of businesses in this area. The certificate program focuses on examining theories, methods, and concepts of an inclusive approach to accounting work. It introduces methods used in lower level accounting work. The program also focuses on business related issues for personnel engaged in today’s accounting office.

CMI’s Business Studies Department will provide a venue for learning that is accessible to non-degree seeking students interested in personal enrichment opportunities offered through an accounting-oriented certificate of achievement program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Accounting Clerk program will

  1. Use proper accounting terminology
  2. Communicate ideas clearly in both written and oral communications
  3. Demonstrate use of technology effectively in an accounting setting
    1. MS Office programs
    2. Basic Computer Accounting procedures
  4. Perform typical accounting transactions and calculations
  5. Demonstrate the audit mechanisms employed in a sound accounting system
  6. Explain the ethical responsibilities imposed on those engaged in business.

Certificate in Accounting Clerkship (30 credits)

Required Courses:

Term                      Grade                     Credit

ENG 101 – English Composition I                                          (3)           _____                    ______                  ______

ENG 105 – Fundamentals of Speech                                     (3)           _____                    ______                  ______

ICS 101 – Introduction to Microsoft Office                          (3)           _____                    ______                  ______

BUS 101 – Introduction to Business                                       (3)           _____                    _____                    _____

BUS 106– Business Math                                                         (3)           _____                    _____                    _____

ACC 133– Basic Accounting                                                   (3)           _____                    _____                    _____

ACC 250 – Financial Accounting                                            (3)           _____                    _____                    _____

ACC 251 – Managerial Accounting                                        (3)           _____                    _____                    _____

ETH 101 – Ethics                                                                      (3)           _____                    _____                    _____

BUS 296 – Internship                                                                                (3)          _____                    _____                    _____

Total                                                                                                                                                            30 credits

Sample Course Sequencing for Certificate in Accounting Clerkship:

Semester One Semester Two
ENG 101 – English Composition I BUS 106– Business Math
ENG 105 – Fundamentals of Speech ACC 250 – Financial Accounting
ICS 101 – Introduction to Microsoft Office ACC 251 – Managerial Accounting
BUS 101 – Introduction to Business ETH 101 –Ethics
ACC 133– Basic Accounting BUS 296 – Internship
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