Financial Accounting Certificate Program (Undergraduate-level) - Abraham Lincoln University

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UNDERGRADUATE ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE

Program Description:

The Certificate in Accounting will provide students with a foundation in accounting principles and practices to prepare for them for entry-level accounting positions in the industry. Successful students in this certificate program who want to pursue a full degree at a later date may transfer their earned certificate courses towards one of Abraham Lincoln University’s Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree programs.

 

Program Objectives:

The undergraduate level certificate in accounting is designed to develop a student’s professional skillset in:

  • Interpreting financial reports (i.e., income statements, balance sheets, statements of retained earnings, statements of cash flows) prepared for users external to businesses (i.e., owners, creditors, government, and investors).
  • Describing the importance of capital investments and the capital budgeting process while understanding the components of the master budget.
  • Identifying the factors involved in the accounting and recording of depreciation and depletion and the methods of writing off the cost of tangible assets and natural resources.

 

Table P5: Program Plan for the Financial Accounting Certificate

SemesterCourse #Course NameCredit HoursCore/ MajorGeneral EducationRequired Elective
1ORT100Orientation00
ACC220Financial Accounting33
ACC225Managerial Accounting33
ACC320Cost Accounting I33
ACC321Cost Accounting II33
Semester Credit Hours1212
Total for Semester 11212
2ACC300Intermediate Accounting I33
ACC301Intermediate Accounting II33
ACC302Intermediate Accounting III33
Semester Credit Hours99
Total for Semester 299
  • This certificate program requires 21 credits.
  • Certificate Programs require the completion of the ALU Online Orientation (ORT100) for students in addition to the credit hour requirements listed.
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