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Accounting Technician Certificate

The Accounting Technician Certificate Program is designed to prepare students in accounting and finance for business and industry. It will prepare a student for entry-level accounting and finance occupations.


Occupational Objectives: Public and private accounting firms, large and small businesses, Tribal and government agencies, banks.

  • Develop the ability to think critically and analyze problems
  • Use business-related information processing systems with proficiency
  • Process daily accounting transactions, journals, and ledgers and handle other accounting functions
Related Instruction Requirements
Communications: WRIT 101 or WRIT 104 3
Computer Applications: CAPP 131 3
Human Relations: HS 100 1
Mathematics: M 111 or M 121 3
Total Related Instruction credits required for certificate 10
Accounting Technician Certificate
ACTG 180 Payroll Accounting 3
ACTG 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
ACTG 202 Principles of Managerial Accounting 4
ACTG 205 Computerized Accounting 3
CAPP 156 Microsoft Excel 3
Elective 3
Total Program of Study Credits required for certificate 20
Total credits required for certificate 30


*Program Requirements Based On FPCC Courses-All Transfer Students (credits) Will Be Evaluated On An Individual Basis