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Certificate in Accounting and Information Systems Technology

Certificate
Virginia Highlands Community College

This program is designed to provide basic skills in accounting and computers.


Program Credit Requirements
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The table below provides the requirements to complete this program. If you have an account and have created a Portfolio, the table includes the "Applied Credits" column. This column shows how the credits you earned based on the experiences you entered may be applied to satisfy these requirements.

Please note that some courses may count towards more than one requirement such as meeting a general education requirement and a major specific requirement. The course will be listed under the first matching requirement. Please contact the institution with questions.

The program map provided below is an estimate based on courses identified as a result of reviewing your portfolio and the requirements for the selected program.

A formal determination of credits awarded for your prior learning and their applicability to the degree requirements can only be made by the institution. The formal determination and resulting map may reflect higher or lower number of credits to be completed to achieve this program.
Requirements
Required Credits
Certificate in Accounting and Information Systems Technology
34
Certificate in Acc/Ist
34
Accounting Information Systems
34
Accounting Requirement
12
Accounting Requirement
12
Earn 12 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
ITE Requirement
6
ITE Requirement
6
Earn 6 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Mathematics Requirement
3
Mathematics Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
English Requirement
3
English Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course:
Business Requirement
6
Business Requirement
6
Earn 6 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Speech Requirement
3
Speech Requirement
3
Earn 3 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Orientation to College Studies
1
Orientation to College Studies
1
Earn 1 credits by completing courses from the following Course list:
Residency
34
Transfer credits will be evaluated, and as applicable, up to 25 credits may be applied to this program.
Plan GPA for 202
34
This requires a minimum GPA of 2
Program Overview & Guidance
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Delivery Mode
In-Person
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Delivery Mode
Online
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Delivery Mode
Hybrid
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Program Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Is This Degree Right For Me? This program is designed to provide basic skills in accounting and computers.
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Virginia Highlands Community College within your first year via College Connect
Are there other program requirements beyond specific courses?
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Program Successes & Highlights
What If I Have An Associate Degree Or Credit For Prior Learning?
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Associate Transfer Degree Completion

Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with High School
Credit for Prior Learning Students planning to transfer are encouraged to check with the transfer institution to confirm acceptance of A.P. credits.
Did You Know That...
  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Virginia Highlands Community College
College Level Information
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Transfer Center
External Link
Transfer Admission Application
External Link
College Fit Guidance What You Need to Know
Is This College Right For Me?
Transfer Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
First Year Student Catalog Year Catalog year determined by first semester of attendance
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions The GAA application process varies by transfer institution. Please visit the Campus Connection Center in ISC 133 for specific application processes.
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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This section displays degrees most closely related to this program and to which you may be able to transfer. Please click the degree name to visit that program page.
Institution Title Degree Award Name Award Level
Blue Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Brightpoint Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Laurel Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Southwest Virginia Community College Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Peninsula Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Patrick & Henry Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Piedmont Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in AccountingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Careers Where This Degree Applies
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This program could not be matched to any related careers. Please contact the institution for assistance with matching this program to careers.