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Accounting - Associate Degree

San Jose City College
Program overview
2.5 years
Associate's degree
Start dates
San Jose

San Jose
San Jose City College

Program description


San Jose City College offers a Certificate of Achievement and an Associate in Science (AS) in Accounting. This curriculum provides training for paraprofessional accountants, payroll clerks, bookkeepers, and similar workers in banks and business firms. Graduates from this program are qualified to meet the demands of offices requiring special skills in general bookkeeping and machine bookkeeping. Students may achieve an employment skill through this one-year program. An advanced course in the certificate must be taken at San Jose City College. A "C" grade or better is required in all required major and certificate courses including the approved program elective courses.

Admission requirements

Admission to San José City College (SJCC) is open to high school graduates, possess GED, certificate of proficiency, or the equivalent, or to those who are at least 18 years old.

The first step for all persons desiring to enroll in classes at SJCC is to complete an application for admission. Please visit the website for more information regarding admission.

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Program content


  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • QuickBooks
  • Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Introduction to Income Taxes
  • Business Language Skills
  • Legal Environment of Business
  • Introduction to Computer Information Systems

Tuition fees

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Associate Degree

  • Accounting - Associate in Science


  • Accounting - Certificate of Achievement

Continuing studies

Learning Outcomes

  • Compute, classify, record, and verify numerical data to develop and maintain financial records and statements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify key issues, research relevant data, and think critically and analytically about possible solutions for financial problems.
  • Receive and process written and oral financial information and interpret financial information including financial statements for management, investors, clients and other interested users.
  • Record and prepare financial records and statements using accounting software.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work and interact effectively in teams consisting of individuals with differing interests, gender, global backgrounds and professions.
  • Ability to understand and implement the ethical responsibility of the accountant to society.

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About this institute

San Jose City College

Founded in 1921 in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, San José City College (SJCC) has provided educational excellence and opportunities to students from around the world for 100 years! San José City College’s new state-of-the-art facilities combined with a...

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Contact info

San Jose City College

2100 Moorpark Avenue
95128 San Jose CA
United States of America (USA)

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