The Accounting Department provides educational opportunities leading to an associate degree, or certificate. All are designed to provide individuals with competencies in accounting for an array of employment opportunities in this field, as well as transfer options to four-year institutions. Certificate programs may be expanded through additional coursework to meet degree requirements.
The degree program provides a well-rounded education for those seeking employment in entry-level positions in accounting. Employment opportunities in accounting can be found in businesses of all sizes, including; public accounting firms, corporations, individually owned businesses, and government organizations. Recent graduates have successfully transferred their Associate Degree credits to Plymouth State University and Southern New Hampshire University.
Students who enroll in the program must comprehend the English language, both written and spoken. They must have sufficient manual dexterity to produce legible written documents in a timely manner and use a keyboard and calculator. They must be able to sit or stand at a desk or workstation and stay on task for extended periods of time. They must be able read small print. They must be able to perform basic arithmetic operations.
The Accounting student may choose one of two areas of concentration:
• Accounting with a Concentration in Business
• Accounting with a Concentration in Computer Applications