The Post-Degree Certificate in CPA Prep - Business Component allows students who have earned a four-year degree in a field other than accounting to earn the required business credits to sit for the CPA exam. The CPA credential is the premier recognized credential in the field of accounting. Successful passing of the CPA exam will open a range of career opportunities in the public, private and non-profit accounting fields.
Financial Assistance funds cannot be applied towards this program. Request for eligibility to utilize Financial Assistance funds for this program is currently pending.
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This certificate will be automatically awarded when the certificate requirements are completed. If you do not want to receive the certificate, please notify the Office of the Registrar at RegistrarOffice@tri-c.edu.
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Program Admission Requirements
- Applicant must have already completed a bachelors degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
- ENG-1010 College Composition I or equivalent
Program Learning Outcomes
This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
- Communicate financial and related information with internal and external constituents.
- Work professionally, ethically, and with fiduciary responsibility to pursue the corporate objectives in a manner that is within the appropriate professional code of conduct.
- Apply knowledge of economics, marketing, business management, and business law to effectively apply accounting principles to measure the performance of the business.
- Meet the business requirements and be prepared to sit for the CPA exam.
|First Semester||Credit Hours|
|BADM-1020||Introduction to Business||3|
|ECON-2000||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Honors Business Communications|
|BADM-1122||Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior||3|
|ECON-2010||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|MARK-2010||Principles of Marketing||3|
|Total Credit Hours||30|