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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
CPA Exam Eligibility: Business Component (Part-time)

Degree: One-year Technical Certificate
Division: Business and Public Services

Because of the flexibility in fulfilling the business requirements for the CPA exam, students should contact the chair of the Accounting Department at 937-512-2615 or richard.andrews@sinclair.edu before pursuing this program.

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Microeconomic theory including price theory, the theory of the firm, resource demand and wage determination. Also includes public policy toward business, economic inequality, labor, trade, balance of payments and the economics of third-world nations. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

Description:

Use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software applications to create reports, spreadsheets, databases and presentations for business and other applications.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (First Year)
Hours
 

Description: Basic economic principles with macro sequence. Interrelationship of households, business and government with an examination of Keynesian theory, fiscal policy and monetary policy. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120

Description: The American legal system as it relates to business transactions, including the judicial system and sources of law, legal procedures, torts, business ethics and social responsibility, contracts, property, employment law, agency, partnerships and corporations.

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Summer Semester (First Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: Introduction to basic project management concepts, including how to scope, plan, launch, monitor, control and close a project. The course includes the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) basic knowledge areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communication, Risk and Procurement.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from the following courses: BIS 1260, CIS 1107, CIS 1111, CIS 1130, CIS 1350, ENT 2140, FIN 2450, MAN 2110, MAN 2140, MAN 2144, MAN 2155, MRK 2102, MRK 2135, MRK-2225

Description: Marketing strategies and decision making in the context of other business functions. Topics include: research and analysis of markets, environments and competition; market segmentation and selection of target markets; consumer and organizational behavior; planning and integration of product, price, promotion and distribution activities for profit and nonprofit, domestic and global settings.

Prerequisites: ECO 2180

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
Hours
 

Description: An introduction to preparation and use of accounting reports for business entities; focus on uses of accounting for external reporting, emphasizing accounting as a provider of financial information. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: MAT 0050 and MAT 0050 or MAT 1120 or MAT 1120

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

Spring Semester (Second Year)
Elective course signified by
Hours
 

Description: An introduction to the use of accounting information by managers. Topics include the use of accounting information for planning and control, performance evaluation, decision-making and the statement of cash flows, along with financial statement analysis. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Prerequisites: ACC 1210

Description: This course addresses the application of basic principles of negotiation through the introduction and analysis of the negotiation process, case studies and simulations. It focuses on accurately identifying requirements specifications, analyzing proposals and conducting purchasing and contracting negotiations ethically and legally, but is also relevant to compromise and agreement in other business and personal life situations.

Notes: Program elective. Choose from the following courses: BIS 1260, CIS 1107, CIS 1111, CIS 1130, CIS 1350, ENT 2140, FIN 2450, MAN 2110, MAN 2140, MAN 2144, MAN 2155, MRK 2102, MRK 2135, MRK-2225

 

Term hours subtotal:

6

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.