University of Hawaii at Manoa

2500 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall, Honolulu, HI 96822-2217

Program Details

Leeward Community College offers a 31-credit hour program in accounting for those looking to further their knowledge in the language of business. The certificate is designed to prepare students to perform entry-level accounting work in a business and assist with payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, bookkeeping, and other tasks. Students should also be able to solidify their communication, computer, and analytical skills. The entire program may be taken in an online format. The suggested schedule of courses takes students typically two semesters to complete. In the first semester students will take: College Accounting, Business Calculations, Customer Service, Personal and Public Speech, and Business Computer Systems. Completion of these courses will give students approximately half of the required 31 credit hours needed to graduate.

The second semester encompasses 16 credit hours. It requires classes such as: College Accounting II, Composition, Payroll and Hawaii GE Tax, Principles of Business, Income Tax Preparation, and Professional Employment Preparation.

Overall, this certification may assist any aspiring business student in the process towards a successful business career, as well as give students an idea of what a business major curriculum would contain.

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    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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