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Heartland Community College

Certificate - Accounting

24 credit hours

Catalog Year 2023-2024

Students will learn skills needed to work in the accounting field. Students will gain experience in
recording transactions, financial statement preparation, payroll accounts, corporate financial decision-making, and business communication.


Class Title Credit Hours
ACCT 200 Financial Accounting
ACCT 201 Managerial Accounting 4
ATEC 130 QuickBooks Accounting 3
ATEC 150 Payroll Accounting 3
BTEC 115 Business Communication 3
BTEC 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BUSN 110 Introduction to Business 3
CTEC 136 Excel Level I 1

CTEC 137

Excel Level II 1

CTEC 138

Excel Level III

Total Credit Hours 24

Suggested Sequence:

Fall - ACCT 200, BTEC 115, BUSN 110, CTEC 136, CTEC 137, CTEC 138

Spring - ACCT 201, ATEC 130, ATEC 150, BTEC 145

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

The U.S. Department of Education's gainful employment regulations require disclosure of certain program information to students and prospective students. Gainful employment programs are those " that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."
Please review the information pertaining to your certificate program by selecting your intended program at the Heartland Community College Career Coach

Contact Us

Business Department
ICN 2000
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8640
Fax: (309) 268-7963


Jeremy McClure

Dean, STEM and Business
ICN 2021
Phone: (309) 268-8655

Brian Brennan

Associate Dean, STEM and Business
ICB 2417
Phone: (309) 268-8639