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Certificate of Achievement in Accounting


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2021-2022 LAVC Catalog.

Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. To explore career and academic pathway options, visit the LAVC Program Mapper.

Students who plan to graduate and/or transfer should first meet with a Counselor to review and submit a Petition for Graduation early in the semester before they are expected to complete their requirements. Online Graduation Petitions that are submitted without a counselor's approval will require a counselor's review and approval in order for it to be processed. For the latest program requirements, check the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 4 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
ACCTG 001 Introductory Accounting I 5
ACCTG 002* Introductory Accounting II 5
ACCTG 003* Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACCTG 008 Income Tax Preparation 3

Complete 2 courses from the following

Course Course Title UNITS
ACCTG 011* Cost Accounting  3
ACCTG 018* Computerized Payroll Accounting 3
ACCTG 019 Ethics for Accounting Professionals 3
CAOT 078 Microcomputer Acctg Applications for the Electronic Office 3
CAOT 082 Microcomputer Software Survey in the Office 3
CAOT 085 Microcomputer Office Applications: Spreadsheet 3

Total units required: 22

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite