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The undergraduate certificate program in accounting is designed to enhance students' accounting knowledge, expand their career opportunities, fulfill the accounting education requirements for the CPA or CMA examination, or satisfy the admission requirements for one of our graduate accounting programs. Students will gain an expansive knowledge of state and federal accounting standards and information systems through both theoretical and practical applications.

TOTAL UNITS — 15

All 15 units of the program must be taken at Golden Gate University with a grade of “C” or better. However, students intending to apply to the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program must attain at least a 3.0 “B” overall GPA in these courses, since these courses comprise the MSA program’s foundation requirement. All course prerequisites must be satisfied.

ACCTG 1A
Introductory Financial Accounting (3 units)
ACCTG 1B
Introductory Managerial Accounting (3 units)
ACCTG 100A
Intermediate Accounting I (3 units)
ACCTG 100B
Intermediate Accounting II (3 units)
ACCTG 108A
Federal Income Tax I (3 units)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Please note that some courses taken as part of certificate programs will have prerequisites. These prerequisites must be satisfied (through transfer of equivalent coursework or through taking the courses at Golden Gate) before the certificate courses can be completed.

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