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Tax Assistant Clerk Completion Certificate


Business Administration


16.5 Units


Certificates of Completion give competency in specific skills that may enable the student to upgrade or advance in an existing career. These certificates are generally of short duration and narrow in scope. Completion Certificates are not designed to provide the qualifications necessary to enter a job or career.


Gina Lord, 527-4206


The Tax Clerk Certificate is designed to help students obtain adequate knowledge of taxes in order to work with an accountant in a computerized tax environment. The courses involved give students an understanding of the evolution of taxation concepts and the tax system employed in the United States. Students will gain a broad background in the field of taxation while having the opportunity to learn the application of taxes in a computerized setting. Once completed, a student may wish to continue with the Accountant Assistant Certificate in order to further obtain knowledge and skills in other areas of accounting and to broaden their opportunities for employment and advancement in the field of accounting.


The requirements for this certificate are effective beginning the semester shown below. If you began working on this certificate before the effective semester, you may not be affected by any changes to the program. Consult with the Program Coordinator to determine your eligibility to complete the certificate under previous requirements.

Effective FALL 2001


Required Courses

SemesterNotesClassDescriptionSemester OfferedUnits
~BAD 1Financial Accounting4.0
~BAD 54Microcomputer Applications in Accounting3.0
BAD 53Introduction to Solving Business Problems with Spreadsheets1.5
BAD 59Federal Income Tax Law3.0
BAD 64Computerized Tax Accounting2.0


Choose 3 units

SemesterNotesClassDescriptionSemester OfferedUnits
BAD 67Financial Planning and Investsments3.0
BMG 85.8Taxation and Small Business1.0
BMG 85.3Cash Flows1.0
WE 99IAccounting Internship2.0
BAD 55Intermediate Accounting3.0
BMG 54Quantitative Skills Math3.0


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