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2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook

Accounting and Finance - Financial Accounting Certificate (C25800C)

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The Financial Accounting Certificate is designed to provide students with first, the basic knowledge and skills necessary to record accounting transactions and then to expand that knowledge through the intermediate level to produce relevant and thorough financial statements.

In addition to two courses in financial accounting principles, students will complete course work in intermediate accounting and business law.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Identify and prepare journal entries for the three most commonly used methods of depreciation.

  2. Identify the basic difference among businesses organized as sole proprietorships and corporations with regards to exemplary transactions.

Total Program Hours: 18


The credits obtained from this certificate may be applied toward the Associate Degree or Diploma in Accounting and Finance.

This certificate is issued by Gaston College and is not associated with third-party certifications.

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