Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Dec 03, 2021  
Catalog 2021-2022

Practical Accounting, Certificate of Proficiency


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66 CREDITS

Program Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

The Practical Accounting certificate program prepares students to gain practical training in accounting through continuous application of their accounting knowledge in many phases of the program. Students find jobs in companies ranging from small proprietorships to corporate accounting departments, governmental organizations and public accounting firms.

A keyboarding skill of 30 wpm or concurrent enrollment in a keyboarding class highly recommended.

Practical Accounting certificate graduates will:

  • be prepared to obtain an entry-level position in their field
  • apply manual methods and software tools to prepare accounting statements and reports
  • complete the accounting cycle, including end-of-period adjustments
  • demonstrate critical thinking, teamwork, communication, intercultural appreciation, and information literacy skills

Lake Washington Institute of Technology does not offer every course each quarter. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the Class Schedule and work out an individual schedule with an advisor. Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Program Requirements


Recommended Course Sequence

The courses listed below are a suggested sequence; as long as prerequisites are met, courses may be taken in a different order.

General Education Requirements - 15 Credits


Diversity and Social Justice Requirement


Within the certificate requirements, students must complete a 3-5 credit course that meets the college’s Diversity and Social Justice (DSJ) requirement. DSJ courses are designated in the college schedule and are designed to meet other general education or technical requirements simultaneous to meeting the DSJ requirement (e.g., ENGL& 101D meets both the ENGL& 101 requirement and the DSJ requirement).

Visit the DSJ requirement webpage to view the current list of general education and technical courses that meet the requirement.

Total Program Credits: 66


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