2023-2024 Course Catalog

Accounting Certificate

17 Credits

The Accounting Certificate is designed for working adults who need to acquire additional technical accounting skills. The Accounting Certificate offers core accounting courses that prepare students for entry-level accounting jobs.

The Financial Accounting course emphasizes recording business transactions and providing reports to users. The Managerial Accounting course deals with gathering vital information for managers to use in operating the business. Federal Individual Income Tax trains students to prepare a basic tax return. The Computerized Accounting and Information Technology Concepts/Business Software I courses provide experience with industry software that streamlines the accounting process.

Required Courses – 17 Credits

ACCT 1052Computerized Accounting

2 cr

ACCT 2251Financial Accounting

4 cr

ACCT 2252Managerial Accounting

4 cr

ACCT 2853Federal Individual Income Tax

4 cr

Other Certificate Requirements

  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for college-level coursework (courses numbered 1000 and above) completed at Normandale.
  • Earn at least one third of the required certificate credits from Normandale.