Accounting: Academic Subject Certificate
The Academic Subject Certificate in Accounting will provide students with an opportunity to focus their elective studies on acquiring accounting skills. Students interested in exploring accounting as a possible major at a four-year institution can take these courses while earning their AA degree. Students also will have the opportunity to show potential employers they have accounting skills improving their chances of getting an accounting clerk position. Students holding this certificate will also be able to present themselves as receiving specialized training in accounting, which will greatly enhance their employment potential and admission into four-year business programs.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to do the following:
- Perform basic accounting tasks and maintain accurate accounting systems including the preparation of financial statements
- Access, analyze, and interpret information to make judgments and to solve basic business problems
- Use appropriate software to complete accounting/bookkeeping tasks
- Interact with customers, vendors, and co-workers in ways that effectively support the work to be accomplished and customer satisfaction.
Program Coordinator: Evelyn Wong
Location: BE 208
Phone: (808) 455-0422
Business Program Counselor: Joy Lane
Location: BE 210
Phone: (808) 455-0220
Academic Subject Certificate (ASC) Info at a Glance
Academic Subject Certificate (ASC)
Accounting Core (Options)
Total Credits: 3
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting
ACC 124 Principles of Accounting AND ACC 125 Principles of Accounting II
Accounting Electives (Options)
ACC 124 and ACC 125 can be taken to meet the ACC 201 requirement. Please see an Academic Advisor for help in choosing ACC 124 and ACC 125 or ACC 201. UH Mānoa will only accept credit for the combination of ACC 201 and ACC 202 or ACC 124, ACC 125 and ACC 202. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all accounting (ACC) courses.
Combinations of Introductory Accounting Courses for Certificate of Achievement:
--ACC 124 and ACC 125
--ACC 201 and ACC 202
*Combinations of Introductory Accounting Courses for Associate in Science Degree:
--ACC 201 and ACC 202
--ACC 124, ACC 125, and ACC 202
*The sequence of ACC 124, 125 and 202 is equivalent to the sequence of ACC 201 and 202 and vice versa. Therefore, credit will not be given for both sequences. A student who has completed ACC 124 or ACC 125 may not use ACC 201 as an elective for any AS or AAS degree. Similarly, a student who has completed ACC 201 may not use ACC 124 and ACC 125 as an elective for any AA degree.