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Financial Fraud Detection, Fundamentals of

20-101-4 Certificate (C) 17 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Develop basic skills to investigate business fraud with this certificate. You’ll learn about cash flow and how to identify various types of fraud. Develop your skills in accounting and software such as QuickBooks and Excel. Courses also cover constitutional law and how to conduct an investigation.

COURSE LIST

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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (17 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Credits
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • QuickBooks Accounting Online
    10-101-104
    2Credit
    72
    36

    • Instructional Hours: 72
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10101104
    • Credits: 2.00

    Lays the foundation for students to gain experience using QuickBooks Pro. Students practice creating a company using a chart of accounts, creating vendors and customers, demo payroll, record transactions, and generate and use financial reports. Being familiar with Windows, business experience or completion of an accounting course is helpful. Upon completion of this course, students are eligible to take the QuickBooks Certification exam.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • ACCTG 10101107 - Accounting, Principles of

    • ACCTG 10101180 - Financial Accounting 1

    • Student is not in progress in an Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Spreadsheets, Beginning
    10-101-145
    1Credit
    36
    18

    • Instructional Hours: 36
    • Outside Effort Hours: 18
    • Course Number: 10101145
    • Credits: 1.00

    Covers developing, constructing and printing basic business-related worksheets and reports using spreadsheet software. Students create, modify and print various charts based on worksheet data.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ANY of the following options:

    • COMPSOFT 10103120 - MS Office Suite, Introduction

    • COMPUTER 10107150 - Microcomputer Applications

    • Student is in progress in Agricultural Accounting (20-006-6) Program of Study

    • Student is not in progress in Associate Degree, Apprenticeship, or Technical Diploma (31 or 32 level)

  • Financial Accounting 1
    10-101-180
    4Credit
    81
    135
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 81
    • Outside Effort Hours: 135
    • Course Number: 10101180
    • Credits: 4.00

    Prepares students to analyze, record, summarize and interpret accounting information. The course focuses on business transactions, financial statements, merchandising, inventory, special journals, internal controls, receivables, plant assets and payroll.

  • Financial Fraud Detection, Fundamentals of
    10-101-190
    1Credit
    27
    27
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 27
    • Outside Effort Hours: 27
    • Course Number: 10101190
    • Credits: 1.00

    Focuses on accounting information systems and accounting processes related to sales, purchasing, etc. Covers internal controls designed to mitigate and prevent financial fraud.

  • Financial Statement Analysis
    10-114-103
    3Credit
    54
    108
    N/A

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10114103
    • Credits: 3.00

    Examines the basic skills of financial analysis to the prospective lender credit analyst.

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • ACCTG 10101180 - Financial Accounting 1

  • Criminal Justice System
    10-504-204
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10504204
    • Credits: 3.00

    Distinguish the roles of courts and law enforcement agencies; identify the purpose of law enforcement in American society; describe how professionalism and ethics relate to law enforcement; understand crime in America; explain basic aspects of criminal law; gain an understanding of sentencing of offenders as it relates to prison and jails; compare adult and juvenile justice.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ALL of the following:

    • Accuplacer Reading 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT Reading 18+ OR Reading Level 3 Coursework

    • Accuplacer Sentence 250+ OR HS GPA 2.75+ OR ACT English 18+ OR English Level 2 Coursework

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Asset Protection (10-504-3) OR Criminal Justice Studies (10-504-5)

    Coreq: Student has completed or is simultaneously enrolling in ALL of the following:

    • CRIME 94900315 - A.C.E

    OR ALL of the following:

    • Student is in progress in the Program of Study of Fundamentals of Financial Fraud Detection (20-101-4) OR Law Enforcement Administrative Professional (20-106-12)

  • Constitutional Principles
    10-504-211
    3Credit
    54
    108

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10504211
    • Credits: 3.00

    Diagram the structure of the criminal justice system; identify when constitutional rules apply; identify the elements of a lawful arrest; identify the requirements for search warrants, and when warrantless searches are permitted; identify the requirements governing confessions and statements; and analyze the requirements for evidence to be admissible in court.

    Prereq: Student has completed or is in process of completing ANY of the following options:

    • CRIME 10504208 - Criminal Procedures

    • Student is in progress in Fundamentals of Financial Fraud Detection (20-101-4) Program of Study

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