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Annual Course Schedule - Accounting

This 30-credit undergraduate/post-baccalaureate accounting certificate can be completed in 20 months by enrolling in 2 courses per term. Classes are typically scheduled as follows. Please note that SCPS may cancel, modify, or make substitutions as deemed necessary in any given semester, which may affect the length of time to complete the certificate.  

Fall Term
ACCT 2010 Introductory Accounting I (required)
ACCT 2020 Introductory Accounting II (required)
ACCT 3110 Intermediate Accounting (required)
ACCT 3120 Intermediate Accounting II (required)
ACCT 3140 Cost Accounting (required)
ACCT 5210 Introductory Auditing (required)
ACCT 4450 Federal Taxation I (elective)
ACCT 4700 Federal Accounting (elective)
ACCT 5330 Accounting for Non-Business Organizations (elective)
ACCT 5470 Forensic Accounting (elective)

Spring Term
ACCT 2010 Introductory Accounting I (required)
ACCT 2020 Introductory Accounting II (required)
ACCT 3110 Intermediate Accounting (required)
ACCT 3120 Intermediate Accounting II (required)
ACCT 3140 Cost Accounting (required)
ACCT 4450 Federation Taxation I (elective)
ACCT 5250 Advanced Auditing (elective)
ACCT 5310 Selected Topics in Advanced Accounting (elective)
ACCT 5410 Fraud Examination (elective)
ACCT 5460 Federal Taxation II (elective)

Summer Term
ACCT 2010 Introductory Accounting I (required)
ACCT 2020 Introductory Accounting II (required)
ACCT 3110 Intermediate Accounting (required)
ACCT 3120 Intermediate Accounting II (required)
ACCT 3140 Cost Accounting (required)
ACCT 4450 Federal Taxation I (elective)
ACCT 5210 Introductory Auditing (required)
ACCT 5460 Federal Taxation II (elective)

Browse this semester's course offerings or use the SIS Class Search to find classes offered this semester.  If you need assistance using the SIS Class Search, instructions are available here.

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

Faculty Spotlight

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Each learner’s history and experiences affect their learning style and pace.
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Nammy Lee

CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING

Nammy is the director of the Certificate in Accounting program, and also facilitates learning as an assistant professor. She has many years of experience teaching adult learners in a community college setting, and empathises with those students who are working hard to prepare for the CPA exam while also working full and part-time jobs. As an instructor, she fine-tunes her approach to the aptitudes of each individual student while thoughtfully addressing their academic needs.

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Student Spotlight

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My professors did an excellent job of communicating their enthusiasm for material that might otherwise be dry...I would recommend UVA’s certificate program to anyone.
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Fran Marshall

CERTIFICATE IN ACCOUNTING

A painter by trade with a natural aptitude for accounting, Fran came to SCPS because she wanted to expand her career options by taking the CPA exam. The Certificate in Accounting program not only prepared her for the exam, it exposed her to new topics and built her confidence in the accounting field. She is now employed as finance manager in the fundraising department at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC.

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