2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jun 27, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog & Student Handbook

Accounting, CSC

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PURPOSE: This one-year program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the accounting field. Jobs include tax preparer and payroll clerk. All career-technical degrees are guided by advisory committees comprised of local business leaders.

CREDENTIALS: A Career Studies Certificate is a program of study typically less than one year in length with a major in a career-technical area. Students receiving a CSC intend to pursue immediate employment. 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students should visit their faculty advisor for more information.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an introductory level of competency in the following skills:

  1. Show an introductory proficiency with accounting concepts in a computerized accounting system. 
  2. Prepare appropriate sections of a comprehensive individual tax return including filing status, dependency exemptions, gross income, itemized deductions, and tax credits. 
  3. Integrate cost accounting skills using discipline-based concepts, including production costing systems, activity-based costing, service department allocations, budgeting, and variance analysis.
  4. Apply accounting problem-solving skills using intermediate-level concepts, including financial statement preparation and analysis. 

Required Courses

Accounting Elective Courses (choose 1): 3 Credits

See Note 2

Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 24


Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.

Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their degree progress by accessing advisement reports in the Student Information System (SIS) in the myTyler portal or the Academic Planner in Navigate.

Courses noted as offered in Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

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