Accounting, Certificate of Proficiency

Florissant Valley, Forest Park and Meramec

The accountant’s role has changed dramatically with the dominant role of computers. This program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills to meet the changing needs required in today’s job market. A strong foundation in accounting with commercial computer application represents the proficiencies emphasized in this fast-track program. This certificate provides currently employed persons the opportunity to acquire an extensive accounting background; provides necessary skills and proficiencies to attain employment in the accounting field.

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Required Courses
BUS 103Business Mathematics3
ACC 100Applied Accounting3
ACC 110Financial Accounting I4
ACC 114Managerial Accounting3
ACC 208Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC 213Survey of Business Taxes3
BLW 101Business Law I3
ACC 120Computer Accounting Applications for Business3
ACC 122Computer Accounting Applications - Spreadsheets3
ACC 124Computer Accounting Applications - Databases3
ACC xxxAccounting Elective3
Business Electives
Select one of the following:3
ACC xxx
IS xxx
BUS xxx
FIN xxx
Total Credit Hours37
New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ACC 100 Applied Accounting3Reading Proficiency.
BUS 103 Business Mathematics3Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours6
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ACC 110 Financial Accounting I4ACC 100 or one year of high school accounting or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
BLW 101 Business Law I3Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours7
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ACC 114 Managerial Accounting3ACC 110 with grade of "C" or better or departmental approval and Reading Proficiency.
ACC 120 Computer Accounting Applications for Business3ACC 100 and/or ACC 110 and/or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
ACC 122 Computer Accounting Applications - Spreadsheets3ACC 110 or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
ACC 124 Computer Accounting Applications - Databases3 ACC 110 or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
ACC 213 Survey of Business Taxes3ACC 110 or department approval and Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ACC 208 Intermediate Accounting I3ACC 114 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. Reading Proficiency.Apply for graduation
Accounting Elective3 Select one course from ACC
Business Elective3 Select course from BUS, ACC, IS 116 or 151, FIN
Credit Hours9
Total Credit Hours37

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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.