Jun 26, 2019  
2018-2019 General Catalog Archived 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog Archived [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting and Finance, A.A.S.


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A25800  Total credit hours: 65

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. 

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics. 

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Analyze business transactions for entry into accounting records.
  2. Prepare and maintain journals and ledgers for accounting systems, using critical thinking and generally accepted accounting principles.
  3. Prepare and present financial statements, budgets, and income tax returns.
  4. Provide effective written and oral communication in a business environment.
  5. Demonstrate basic knowledge of managerial accounting concepts and principles.

Technical Standards

In addition to DCCC requirements and course objectives, there are professional standards that encompass communication, motor skills, sensory and cognitive ability and professional conduct that are essential for the competent study and practice of this program.  Accounting Technical Standards   (PDF)

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