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Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP)

Get the accounting units you need to sit for the California CPA exam at Santa Clara University.

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Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency

Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP)

Designed for individuals with a non accounting degree, the Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP) Program fosters an intimate learning environment with high quality faculty, and grants the necessary accounting units to sit for the California CPA exam. The program consists of eight undergraduate level accounting courses to be completed in either our summer or weekend program. All courses are held on campus at Santa Clara University. 

Curriculum and Schedules

Catalog NumberCourse NameUnits
Actg 180 Accounting for Business Decisions 5
Actg 181 Intermediate Financial Accounting I 6
Actg 182 Intermediate Financial Accounting II 6
Actg 183 Auditing 5
Actg 184 Advanced Accounting 6
Actg 185 Cost Management and Strategy 6
Actg 186 Tax Aspects of Business Decisions 6
Actg 187 Accounting Information Systems 5
  Total (ACTG 180-187) 45

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Weekend

Eight undergraduate accounting courses in approximately nine months.

Eight class hours per week from September to June on Saturdays or Sundays (not both).

Weekend Program Details

Summer

Accelerated program offering eight courses over 14 weeks.

Attend four-hour classes Monday - Friday in the morning or evening.

Summer Program Details

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