Porterville College


Certificate of Achievement CA

Gainful Employment Program Disclosure

The Accounting Certificate Program is a competitive and rig-orous course of study that develops skills in critical thinking, problem solving, written and oral communication, and deci-sion making, in addition to developing the necessary tools to engage in lifelong learning after completion. The program also develops an understanding of accounting theory, technical procedures, and the professional standards and ethics essential to becoming a successful professional in public, industry, gov-ernment and not-for-profit accounting.

Program Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate knowledge in accounting for external financial reporting and managerial ap-plications; research accounting literature for both structured and unstructured problems in external financial reporting, tax and auditing; recognize and analyze ethical problems in practi-cal accounting situations, select and defend a course of action; effectively communicate complex accounting concepts both orally and in writing.

BSAD P155 - Business Statistics 3 units
ACCT P110 - Financial Accounting 3 units
ACCT P120 - Managerial Accounting 3 units
BSAD P162 - Entrepreneurial Mentor/Internship 2 units
BSAD P165 - Entrepreneurial Finance 3 units

Accounting (CA) pending Title IV aid.

Effective Fall 2016


JSC Job Skills Certificate
CA Certificate of Achievement
AA Associate in Arts Degree
AS Associate in Science Degree
AA-T Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree
AS-T Associate in Science for Transfer Degree
Kern Community College District