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Financial Fraud Detection, Fundamentals of

20-101-4 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*Some general education courses 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

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.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
QuickBooks Accounting Applications
10-101-102
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. 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.
Coreq: Principles of Accounting (10101107) or Financial Accounting 1 (10101180) OR not pursuing a degree
Spreadsheets, Beginning
10-101-145
1Credit
36
18
36 hours in class and estimate 18 hours outside of class. 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: MS Office Suite, Intro (10103120) or Microcomputer Applications (10107150) OR not pursuing a degree
Financial Accounting 1
10-101-180
4Credit
81
135
81 hours in class and estimate 135 hours outside of class. 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
27 hours in class and estimate 27 hours outside of class. Focuses on accounting information systems and accounting processes related to sales, purchasing, etc. Covers internal controls designed to mitigate and prevent financial fraud.
Coreqs: Great Plains - ERP (10101193) and Intermediate Accounting 1 (10101182) OR active in Fundamentals of Financial Fraud Detection Certificate or IT Information Systems Security Specialist degree
Analyzing Financial Statements
10-114-121
2Credit
36
72
36 hours in class and estimate 72 hours outside of class. Examines the basic skills of financial analysis to the prospective lender credit analyst.
Criminal Justice System
10-504-204
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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.
Coreq: ACCPL Reading >= 54 & Sentence >= 83 OR ACT (Read/Sent) >= 18 OR completion of appropriate Program Prep course(s); A.C.E. (94900315) for Criminal Justice and Security & Asset students only
Constitutional Principles
10-504-211
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. 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: Criminal Procedures (10504208) or active in Financial Fraud Detection Certificate

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