2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Dec 11, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

Accounting Certificate

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Please note that as of July 1, 2023, all program information should be accessed through the CT State Community College Catalog. The program information on this page may no longer be accurate beyond this date.

Degree Code: J05

Certificate Program

Contact: Mark Comeau - 860-215-9415

This certificate program is designed for students who wish for specific training in accounting and other business subjects, to upgrade their present positions or to enter into business or industry.
Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.

English Competency Requirement met by: _______________


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

The English Competency Requirement is met by placement score in ENG* K101 , or transfer credit or completion of ENG* K096 .

* Indicates common course numbering within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 30

Accounting, Certificate Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. demonstrate the use of generally accepted accounting principles, concepts and techniques in the recording and reporting of financial statements.
  2. analyze accounting information for decision making, including the areas of job cost, process cost, absorption and variable costing approaches, and relevant costs.
  3. use accounting software and spreadsheets.
  4. obtain successful employment in the Accounting field or upgrade skills for current employment.



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