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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Accounting, Certificate N0459

Program: N0459
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
BUSA 7 Princ of Acct-Financial 5.0
BUSM 20 Principles of Business 3.0
Total:   8.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
BUSA 52 Intermed Accounting I 3.0
BUSA 8 Princ of Acct-Managerial 5.0
BUSA 21 Cost Accounting 4.0
BUSA 58 (or) Federal Income Tax Law
BUSA 71 (or) Financial Planning
Total:   12.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
BUSA 52B Intermed Accounting II 3.0
BUSA 75 QuickBooks for Acctg. 3.0
BUSA 76 Excel for Accounting 3.0
Total:   9.0
Certificate in Accounting N0459 Submit Petitions: Admissions & Records
Program Notes

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