Foothill College – Certificate of Achievement – Accounting

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The certificate of achievement is awarded upon completion of the core and support courses. General education courses are not required.

Core Courses (43 units)

ACTG 1A Financial Accounting I (5 Units)*

ACTG 1B Financial Accounting II (5 Units)*

or ACTG 1BH Honors Financial Accounting II (5 Units)

ACTG 1C Managerial Accounting (5 Units)*

or ACTG 1CH Honors Managerial Accounting (5 Units)

ACTG 64A Computerized Accounting Practice Using QuickBooks (4 Units)*

ACTG 64B Computerized Accounting Practice Using Excel (4 Units)*

ACTG 67 Tax Accounting (5 Units)*

BUSI 18 Business Law I (5 Units)*

BUSI 22 Principles of Business (5 Units)*

or BUSI 22H Honors Principles of Business (5 Units)*

ECON 1A Principles of Macroeconomics (5 Units)*

or ECON 1B Principles of Microeconomics (5 Units)*

Support Courses (10 units)
Select 10 units from the following:

ACTG 51A Intermediate Accounting I (5 Units)*

ACTG 51B Intermediate Accounting II (5 Units)*

ACTG 51C Intermediate Accounting III (5 Units)

ACTG 52 Advanced Accounting (5 Units)

ACTG 53 Financial Statement Analysis (5 Units)*

ACTG 54 Accounting Information Systems (5 Units)*

ACTG 5B Auditing (5 Units)*

ACTG 59 Fraud Examination (5 Units)*

ACTG 60 Accounting for Small Business (5 Units)*

ACTG 65 Payroll & Business Tax Accounting (4 Units)*

ACTG 66 Cost Accounting (5 Units)*

ACTG 68A Advanced Tax Accounting I (5 Units)*

ACTG 68B Advanced Tax Accounting II (5 Units)*

ACTG 68C Advanced Tax Accounting III (3 Units)

ACTG 70R Independent Study in Accounting (1 Units)

ACTG 71R Independent Study in Accounting (2 Units)

ACTG 72R Independent Study in Accounting (3 Units)

ACTG 73R Independent Study in Accounting (4 Units)

ACTG 75 Accounting for Government & Not-for-Profit (5 Units)*

ACTG 76 Ethics in Accounting (5 Units)*

BUSI 11 Introduction to Information Systems (5 Units)*

BUSI 19 Business Law II (4 Units)

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2021, or Spring 2021 academic terms.

The courses listed above may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from another college.

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to program completion.

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