CURRICULAR GUIDE

Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0714  (Effective Fall 2001 - Summer 2006)

Certificate holders qualify for clerical-level accounting positions that
frequently include the need for general office skills in addition to
accounting.  Job titles include billing clerk, bookkeeper, payroll clerk,
accounts receivable clerk, and accounts payable clerk.  In smaller companies,
a certificate holder may do all accounting tasks other than those handled by
the company's CPA firm or other outside accountants.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

Contact the Business Careers Department, Old Central Building, Room 210,
telephone number (517) 483-1522.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 17 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
ACCG 160    Payroll Systems and Taxes                                        2
ACCG 210    Principles of Accounting I                                       4
ACCG 211    Principles of Accounting II                                      4
ACCG 260    Accounting Systems                                               4
OADM 215    Records and Info Management I                                    3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 11-15 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Accounting Specialty                                   2-3 Credits
ACCG 140    Income Tax Preparation                                           3
ACCG 235    Budgeting                                                        2

CHOICE 2:   Word Processing                                          4 Credits
CABS 113    Microsoft Word Office/Int Key                                    4
CABS 119    Word for Windows                                                 2
CABS 121    WordPerfect for Windows                                          2
CABS 219    Advanced Microsoft Word                                          2

CHOICE 3:   Office Skills                                          2-4 Credits
OADM 195    Human Behavior in Work Place                                     3
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   2
OADM 220    Administrative Office Mgmt                                       4

CHOICE 4:   Written Communication                                  3-4 Credits
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4
WRIT 127    Business Writing                                                 3

ELECTIVES                                                     TOTAL: 2 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits in courses of your choice.

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   30

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                
ACCG 210          ACCG 160
OADM 215          ACCG 211
Lim.Ch.           ACCG 260
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.