Accounting, Diploma


Program Description: The Accounting Diploma program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for a variety of entry-level accounting positions in today’s technology-driven workplaces. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Program graduates receive an Accounting Diploma.

Locations offered:
Moultrie VPC

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • 80% of students will demonstrate proficiency in calculating costs, depreciation, and disposal of plant assets by earning 70% or greater on the Plant Asset Project.
  • 80% of students will demonstrate proficiency in producing an adjusted and in-balance set of books utilizing computerized accounting software by earning 70% or greater on the Computerized Accounting Project.
  • 80% of students will demonstrate proficiency in processing and recording payroll transactions utilizing a simulated computerized payroll accounting system by earning 70% or greater on the Payroll Project.

Gainful Employment: For more information regarding this program including job placement rate, on-time graduation rate, costs, and occupational information, please view the Datasheet.

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Accounting, Diploma.

Credits Required for Graduation: 45 Minimum semester hour credits required for graduation

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree program.

1st Term
Books: $738.10
Fees: $309.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,382.10

2nd Term
Books: $607.10
Fees: $284.00
Tuition: $1,246.00
Total: $2,137.10

3rd Term
Books: $811.10
Fees: $324.00
Tuition: $1,335.00
Total: $2,470.10

Curriculum Credits

Curriculum Credits

1: Basic Skills Courses (8-9 hours)


ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
And one of the following (2 hours) 2
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
PSYC 1010 Basic Psychology 3
And one of the following (3 hours) 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
MATH 1013 Algebraic Concepts 3
MATH 1015 Geometry and Trigonometry 3

2: Institutional Credit (3 hours)


COLL 1500 Student Success 3

3: Occupational Courses (34 hours)


ACCT 1130 Payroll Accounting 3
ACCT 1125 Individual Tax Accounting 3
ACCT 1120 Spreadsheet Applications 4
ACCT 1115 Computerized Accounting 3
ACCT 1105 Financial Accounting II 4
ACCT 1100 Financial Accounting I 4
COMP 1000 Intro to Computer Literacy 3
BUSN 1440 Document Production 4
Electives 12
ACCT Elec ACCT Elec 9
Elec Open Elective Open 3

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