CURRICULUM GUIDE

Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0714  (Effective Fall 2003 - Summer 2008)

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 Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section
for skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Business 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    Information Records Mgmt I                                       3

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 11-13 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                                          3 Credits
CABS 119    Microsoft Word                                                   3
CABS 219    Advanced Microsoft Word                                          3

CHOICE 3:   Office Skills                                            3 Credits
OADM 203    Professional Office Procedures                                   3
OADM 220    Admin Mgmt in Organizations                                      3

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.           Elec.