"We strive to provide students with the highest quality instruction, incorporating the latest technology when possible, in order to ready our students for transfer to universities, to obtain needed job skills, and to provide personal financial knowledge for their own benefit. It is our desire that our students become more productive at work, are prepared for transfer to the universities, and that we will enrich the surrounding community at large by building better futures through learning."
The purpose of the Accounting and Finance Department is to provide students the opportunity to enhance job skills while attaining either a Certificate of Achievement or Associate of Arts Degree in Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Microcomputer Accounting Clerk, or Advanced Microcomputer Accounting Clerk.
The primary function of each specialized accounting program is to provide students with specific job skills and retraining, basic transfer courses for Business Administration majors, Certificate and A.A. degree programs, and state-of-the-art computerized accounting and finance programs.
The Cerritos College Accounting Department offers the most comprehensive range of accounting and finance courses offered by California Community Colleges. Course offerings include: Financial, Managerial and Cost Accounting; Income Tax and Payroll Tax Accounting; Computerized and Spreadsheet Accounting; Personal Finance and Stock Market Investment; and Occupational Work Experience.
Michael J. Farina