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Diploma in Accounting

The accounting diploma program is designed to provide a solid foundation in the theory of generally accepted accounting principles. The concepts are reinforced with practical applications in accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, computerized accounting, and computerized spreadsheets.

In this program, students will study and perform spreadsheet operations using industry-standard application software. Topics include constructing spreadsheets designed to best illustrate various business situations; utilizing the software's tools to provide a visual means of presenting financial information and preparing graphs and charts. Students are then taught to utilize these skills in practical business simulation covering topics such as cash flow, budgeting, profit and loss and trend analysis.

Accreditation

Programmatic Accreditation: The Accounting program is not programmatically accredited.

Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.

The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor's degree programs.

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Some of the required courses in this program include:

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Principles of Business
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Spreadsheet Modeling and Simulations
  • Accounting Electives

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