AF21 Accounting Fundamentals, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Griffin Campus

Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum Length of Program: 2 terms
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 14

Program Description

The Accounting Fundamentals Technical Certificate of Credit provides students with skills needed to perform a variety of basic accounting applications.   The accounting coursework exposes students to the basic tenets of financial accounting and income tax law. Students are introduced to computers and exposed to a variety of software applications used in the business field.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

Course Expiration

To ensure that students graduate with current skills in Accounting, the following course must be taken five years prior to graduation: ACCT 1125—Individual Tax Accounting.

Courses transferred from other colleges also follow the five year rule.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Contact Us

Kwabena Banahene, D.B.A., Program Coordinator


Phone: (770) 467-6040 


Program Courses

First Term

ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I


COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


Choose One: (Required)

COLL 1500Student Success



COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


Total Credit Hours:3

Second Term

ACCT 1125Individual Tax Accounting


BUSN 1410Spreadsheet Concepts and Applications