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Accounting



About Our Program

If you're interested in business and finance, an accounting degree or certificate might be for you. 

Our program will expose you to all aspects of accounting, from auditing to tax prep. All our courses meet the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) unit requirement and the A.A. in accounting can be completed fully online. 

Take accounting and tax courses to fulfill the CPA educational unit requirement and to prepare for the CPA exam. Enroll in Accounting 67 to become CTEC Certified and Accounting 68 series to prepare for the Enrolled Agent exam.

For more information, see The CPA Education Requirements

 

11% Projected growth for accountants through 2024

Transfer Students

What can you do with a degree in Accounting?

  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable/Payable Clerk
  • Accountant
  • Tax Analyst
  • Auditor
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst

Degree & Program Types

Check out the list below for a quick view of our accounting programs. Also view the Guided Pathway Road Maps for our AA and CA programs.

Note: Certificates of Proficiency and Career Certificates are non-transcriptable and consist of 13-35 units. These Certificates are designed as a career advancement tool. Courses focus on practical knowledge and skill development.

Associate in Arts Degree

Certificate of Achievement (CA)

Certificate of Proficiency

  • Bookkeeping Specialist
  • Enrolled Agent Preparation
  • Tax Specialist
  • Payroll Preparation

Career Certificate

Accounting Career Certificates are non-transcriptable and consist of 13-35 units. These Certificates are designed as a career advancement tool. Courses focus on practical knowledge and skill development.

  • Tax Accounting
  • Financial Accounting

Courses

See course catalog for detailed descriptions.

See schedule of classes for courses offered this and upcoming term.

 

Core Courses

  • ACTG 1A: Financial Actg I
  • ACTG 1B: Financial Actg II
  • ACTG 1C: Managerial Actg

Career/Technical Courses

  • ACTG60: Actg for Sm. Bus
  • ACTG 64A: Quickbooks
  • ACTG 64B: Excel for Actg
  • ACTG 65: Payroll

Advanced Courses

  • ACTG 51A: Intermediate Actg I
  • ACTG 51B: Intermediate Actg II
  • ACTG 51C: Intermediate Actg III
  • ACTG 52: Adv. Actg
  • ACTG 53: Fin. Stmt. Analysis
  • ACTG 58: Auditing
  • ACTG 59: Fraud
  • ACTG 66: Cost Actg
  • ACTG67: Indiv. Tax
  • ACTG68A: Adv. Tax I
  • ACTG 68B: Adv. Tax II
  • ACTG 75: Governmental Actg
  • ACTG 76: Ethics in Actg


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Questions?
We're Here to Help!

Lisa Drake, Accounting Department Co-Chair

650.949.7569


drakelisa@foothill.edu


Also contact co-chair Sara Seyedin at 650.949.7483 or seyedinsara@foothill.edu

Division Office Contacts

BUSINESS & SOCIAL SCIENCES DIVISION
Natasha Mancuso, Interim Division Dean
Email: mancusonatasha@fhda.edu
If you have questions for the division dean, please contact the Student & Faculty Support Center.
Business & Social Sciences Division


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