Jun 03, 2023
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Total Credits: 45
Major Number: 5668
CIP Code: 52.0301
The Accountant diploma includes an expanded exposure to accounting practice. Graduates are prepared for entry-level jobs as junior accountants, full-charge bookkeepers, associate accountants, and accountants. The program includes an introduction to income tax preparation, cost accounting, accounting for intangibles, and bond amortization.
Proficiency in keyboarding (30 WPM or OFFT 1001 ) - recommended.
Career/Occupational Electives Requirements
Career/Occupational Electives to reach 35 credits
Select from ACCT, BMGT, CAPL, MKTG, or OFFT based on student career and educational goals.
MnTC/General Education Requirements
Goal 5: History/Social/Behavioral Sciences
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 184.108.40.206
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer. This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Demonstrate the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities required for entry-level accounting positions.
- Recognize standards of professional ethics in the accounting field.
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically to identify and solve accounting problems.
- Describe the accountant/client relationship.
- Communicate effectively and work in teams as appropriate for the accounting field.
- Identify, interpret, and apply tax law to income tax preparations.
Program Contact Information
Al Aspelund 651.779.3998 Room 2244 East
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.
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