Certificates of Study

The Certificate of Study is offered in the following areas. Each Certificate of Study program consists of four to eight courses in a clearly defined sequence. 

Program Curriculum

Accounting

Requires 30 semester hours minimum, which must include:

ACCT 201 Introduction to Accounting
ACCT 301 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 302 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 303 Intermediate Accounting III
ACCT 311 Cost Accounting

Plus one of the following approved electives:

ACCT 321 Taxation of Individuals
ACCT 322 Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships
ACCT 401 Advanced Accounting
ACCT 411 Auditing
ACCT 421 C.P.A. Problems
ACCT 422 C.P.A. Law
And one additional course from the list above.

Additional credits to total 30 semester hours may come from the elective courses listed above, an approved Independent Study, Business Law course, or other approved course.

Total credit hours required for Certificate of Study in accounting - 30 credits

Chemistry

Requirements:

CHEM 111 Chemical Principles I
CHEM 112 Chemical Principles II
CHEM 231 Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 331 Physical Chemistry I

One additional chemistry course:

MATH 121 Calculus I
PHYS 122 Classical and Modern Physics II or PHYS 212 College Physics II

Total credit hours requred for Certificate of Study in chemistry - 28 credits

Forensic Accounting

Requirements:

ACCT 200 Introduction to Fraud Examinations
ACCT 300 Advanced Fraud Examinations
ACCT 320 Criminology and Legal Issues for Forensic Accountants
ACCT 412 Advanced Fraud Investigations

Plus two of the following courses:

BUS 215 Business Law
BUS 241 Computers and Management
IDS 402 Business Ethics or IDS 417 Ethics of Capitalism
JPS 200 Criminal Procedures
JPS 230 Interpersonal Communications
PSY 232 Introduction to Personality
SOAN 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOAN 103 Cultural Anthropology

Total credit hours required for Certificate of Study in forensic accounting - 24 credits

Forensic Science

Requirements:

JPS 200 Criminal Procedure
BIOL 245 Introduction to Forensic Science
BIOL/CHEM 246 Forensic Chemistry
BIOL 349 Forensic Anthropology

Total credit hours required for Certificate of Study in forensic science - 16 credits

Interpersonal Communication

Requirements:

JPS 270 Interpersonal Communications
JPS 244 Conflict Resolution Strategies
JPS 323 Diversity at Work
JPS 437 Multicultural Communications

Total credit hours required for Certificate of Study in interpersonal communication - 16 credits

Organizational Communication

Requirements:

JPS 271 Organizational Communication and Teamwork

Plus three of the following electives:

BUS 321 Human Resources Management
JPS 244 Conflict Resolution Strategies
JPS 323 Diversity at Work
PSY 332 Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Total credit hours required for Certificate of Study in organizaitonal communication - 16 credits