Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Computerized Accounting, Certificate

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This program provides students with knowledge and practical experience in accounting principles and the management of these principles through software package options. Students will learn financial and managerial accounting methods through the automated General Ledger function.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply for entry-level employment in bookkeeping and accounting clerk positions.
  • Analyze, journalize, and post transactions both manually and using computerized accounting software.
  • Maintain a computerized accounting system.
  • Create spreadsheets using electronic spreadsheet programs to be used in the planning and developing of budgets, cash flows, financial statements, and other business records.
  • Maintain payroll records and comply with federal and state reporting requirements.
  • Prepare the following financial statements: Income
  • Statement, State of Retained Earnings, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cash Flow.

First Year

Total Semester Hours: 3

Total Semester Hours: 15

Winter Session

Spring Semester

Total Semester Hours: 12

Total Program Hours: 30

Social Science General Education Courses:

Choose from the list of approved General Education  courses in the College catalog.

Math General Education Courses (Recommended)

Developmental Courses

Sussex has embraced a practice of directed self-choice whereby students are encouraged, through guided conversations with an advisor, to best determine their readiness for this course. Students should be aware that Developmental Studies  exist and are available to help strengthen skills and encourage success. Pursuing testing and/or developmental courses is entirely up to the student. Further, testing, though providing a valuable reference point for reflection, does not create for the student an obligation to follow Accuplacer recommendations. 

The exception to this is where students seek enrollment in higher-level math courses. Students wishing to enroll in the following math courses are required to take and adhere to placement guidance from, the Advanced Algebra and Functions test, as part of Accuplacer, through the college’s testing center, for admission into any of the following courses: MATH 110, MATH 112, and MATH 113. Please note, courses in other disciplines may also require advanced mathematics placement. Students should check with their advisor. 

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