Accounting Certificates

The Certificate in Accounting is designed to prepare the student for initial employment or promotability in the shortest possible time with solid academic credentials for the employers. This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework.

PLEASE NOTE: Business Elective is defined as any ACC, BUS, BLW, OAT, CIS/MIS, or ECO 202.
Keyboarding is an expected proficiency of touch typing shown by taking OAT 100 or having had high school courses or demonstrating proficiency through ECEP.

This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Refer to the Dual Credit webpage for more information.

Students enrolled in this program who intend to transfer should consult the Transfer Center.

Accounting Certificate (ACC.CERT)

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
BUS 108 Introductions to Business 3
OAT 143 Excel 3
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 130 Computerized Accounting (Quickbooks) 3
Cluster 2 Credits
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
ACC 200 Cost Accounting 3
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
ACC 100 Personal Income Tax 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
Minimum for Certificate: 34

Bookkeeping Certificate (ACC.BASIC.BOOKKEEP)

 

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.
Cluster 1 Credits
BUS 108

OAT 143

Introduction to Business
OR
Excel
3
BUS 105 Business Mathematics 3
ACC 115 Accounting: A Users Perspective 3
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 130 Computerized Accounting (Quickbooks) 3
Minimum for Certificate: 12

 

Accounting Basic Certificates

South Suburban College offers a variety of basic certificates designed to provide specialized training in specific areas. The following basic certificates are now available. For further information, contact your academic advisor or counselor.

Please note: Keyboarding is an expected proficiency of touch typing shown by taking OAT 100 or having had high school courses or demonstrating proficiency through ECEP.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.

 

Accounting Paraprofessional (ACC.BASIC) Credits
BUS 108

OAT 143

Introductions to Business
OR
Excel
3
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 130 Computerized Accounting (Quickbooks) 3
Accounting Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 16
Tax Preparer (ACC.BASIC.TAXPREP) Credits
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 290 Federal Taxes 3
ACC 100 Personal Income Tax 3
ACC 291 Advanced Federal and Illinois Taxes 3
Total Credit Hours 10
Computerized Accounting (ACC.BASIC.COMPUT) Credits
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
OAT 100 Basic Keyboarding Skills (optional) (1.5)
ACC 130 Computerized Accounting (Quickbooks) 3
OAT 143 Excel 3
Total Credit Hours 13

Contact Ona’ Johnson, Chairperson, Business Programs & Computer Technology Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357, Room 3441, Main Campus.