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SPS accounting courses may be taken in preparation for the CPA examination. Students who wish to sit for the CPA examination should see for current requirements. Accounting courses carry business credit, and may not be audited.

ACCOUNT 340-DL : Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting


This course introduces the fundamentals of accounting for government and nonprofit organizations. Topics include fund accounting, financial transactions and recording, budgeting, and concepts and principles underlying the financial reports of government and nonprofit organizations. In addition to preparing students for experience in the field, this course is designed to prepare students to complete requirements for the Illinois CPA examination or other state CPA exams.


NOTE: This course is a required component of two different certificate programs: the Online CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Preparation Certificate Program and the Online Advanced Accounting Certificate Program. Students who have already completed significant coursework in accounting may also take this course to complete requirements for the Illinois CPA examination or CPA exams in other states.


This course is conducted completely online. A technology fee will be added to tuition.

Spring 2025
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
03/31/25 - 06/14/25Asynch
Asynch 20
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