2019-2020 Catalog

Tax Preparation Specialist (TPS1) Certificate

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Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • Floyd County Campus Advisor: Melissa Kirby and Doug Cooper
  • Gordon County Campus Advisor: Melissa Kirby
  • This program is also available 100% online. For online advisement, contact any of the above.

Program Description:

The Tax Preparation Specialist certificate is designed to provide entry-level skills for tax preparers. Topics include: principles of accounting, tax accounting, business calculators, mathematics, and basic computer skills.

Note: All occupational curriculum within this program must be completed with a “C” or better in order to graduate from the program.

Required Courses

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


ACCT 1100Financial Accounting I


ACCT 1125Individual Tax Accounting


ACCT 2120Business Tax Accounting


ACCT xxxxAccounting Elective


Total Credit Hours: 16 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation