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College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Accounting, Skill Specific Certificate

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Suggested sequence (may be modified to meet your needs):

Credit Hours Required: 19

Semester 1

Accounting - Additional Program Information

Program Options
Credential Title Credit Hours Required Notes
Associate of Business Administration   Accounting 


Designed for transferring into a Bachelor of Business Administration program or entry into the field of Accounting.
Certificate   Business / Accounting  44 Designed for entry‑level positions or furthering one’s career.
Skill Specific Certificate   Accounting  19 Designed for entry-level positions or furthering one’s career.


Contact Information
Contact Title Name Phone E-mail Location
Professor Fred Jex 586.286.2171 Center Campus
Professor Shirley Glass 586.445.7154 South Campus
Professor Brian Newman 586.445.7309 South Campus
Professor John Chirco 586.286.2230 South Campus

Program Description:

The Accounting program prepares students for entry level positions in the accounting field as well as enhancing the skills of individuals currently employed in accounting and who desire advancement. The program provides specialized knowledge in accounting theory and practice as well as an understanding of business operations in the American economy.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

1. In the Area of Communication:

Present accounting views in writing.

Present accounting views through oral communication.

Listen effectively.

2. In the Area of Group Work and People Skills:

Understand group dynamics and work effectively with people to solve accounting problems.

Resolve conflict in group work.

Organize and delegate tasks in group work.

3. In the Area of Critical Thinking:

Solve diverse and unstructured accounting problems.

Read, critique, and judge the value of written accounting work.

4. In the Area of Working Under Pressure:

Deal effectively with imposed pressure and deadlines for accounting quizzes, homework, group work, practice set, and exams.

Career Opportunities:

Transfer Pathways:

Students intending to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree need to make early decisions concerning an academic major and a transfer destination. Statistics show that students who make these decisions early are more likely to persist to graduation than their undecided counterparts. Students planning to transfer credits earned at Macomb are strongly urged to see a counselor or academic advisor as early as possible in their college careers.

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