Accounting Program Overview

An associate degree or certificate in accounting is your gateway to a rewarding professional accounting career.  At LRCC you can gain the career-ready accounting skills, including basic accounting, cost accounting, taxation accounting, computerized accounting, and managerial accounting. Our students have the option of graduating and going directly into the workforce in this high-demand industry or even transferring their credits pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

Career Opportunities In Accounting

Students completing an Accounting program will have the skills and knowledge necessary to gain entry into careers such as accounts receivable clerk, accounting assistant, billing clerk, bookkeeper, account management trainee, and payroll clerk. 

In addition to our accounting core program, students will develop strong business skills by studying business concepts, management, international business, and business law.

For students interested in continuing with their college education, credit transfer agreements with four-year institutions are available. Call or email the department chair for details on how you can get your start at LRCC and transfer to the college or university of your choice.

Program Goals

Students completing the Accounting program will have the skills and knowledge necessary to gain entry into careers such as accounts receivable clerk, accounting assistant, billing clerk, bookkeeper, management trainee, and payroll clerk. In addition to an accounting core, students will develop strong business skills by studying business concepts, management, international business, and business law.

For students interested in continuing with their college education, transfer agreements with four-year institutions may be available. Call or email the department chair for details.

Program Outcomes

Students in this program will be expected to:

  • Have a strong command of the English language, including written and oral communications;
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension skills appropriate for a college-level class;
  • Demonstrate arithmetic and computation skills;
  • Have sufficient manual dexterity to produce legible written documents in a timely manner and use a computer keyboard and calculator;
  • Be comfortable using computers and computer application software;
  • Be able to sit or stand at a desk or workstation and stay on task for extended periods of time.

 

Program Contact:

Carlene Rose
crose@ccsnh.edu