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Accounting

Community College of Vermont - Montpelier, VT

Associate of Science (AS)
2-year

CCV’s Accounting program prepares you for entry-level positions in a variety of settings. It allows you to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program or may be the first step in pursuing CPA licensure. In addition to taking courses in accounting, you will gain a broader knowledge of the business environment by studying technology, communication and management. If you are interested in Vermont’s licensing requirements for accounting, visit www.vermont.gov for more information. Graduates of the Accounting program will be able to: identify, explain, and apply generally accepted accounting principles and managerial concepts upon which accounting is based; apply generally accepted accounting principles and managerial principles and concepts to specific accounting and reporting issues; identify agencies and organizations within the accounting profession established to evaluate and promulgate accounting principles; prepare accurate financial statements, schedules and reports, and conduct appropriate analyses to determine financial impacts upon an organization; demonstrate academic skills required of all CCV graduates, including competency in writing, information literacy, oral communication, and quantitative reasoning Key information and advice for students in the Accounting program: CCV’s Accounting program prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of business settings. This is a great program to prepare you for transfer to a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. This program provides the academic requirements for CPA licensure. The Accounting degree program shares many courses with the CCV’s Business associate’s degree making a double program a good choice for some students.

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3,555

Main Campus

Curriculum

General Education Requirements All associate degrees include completion of general education requirements which, together with program requirements, constitute a minimum of 60 credits. In some cases program requirements also fulfill general education requirements. You may not use a single course to meet two general education requirements. Core Competencies Complete at least one course in each of the following: First semester seminar Technological Literacy Communication English Composition Mathematics Research & Writing Intensive Areas of Inquiry Complete at least one course in each of the following: Scientific Method Human Expression Human Behavior Integrative Approaches Complete one course in the following: Global Perspectives & Sustainability Complete the following: Seminar in Educational Inquiry Quantitative Reasoning Assessment Meets graduation standard in quantitative reasoning Program Requirements Courses are listed in the order in which we recommend you take them. CIS 1430 - Spreadsheets * ACC 2121 - Financial Accounting ACC 2122 - Managerial Accounting ACC 2201 - Intermediate Accounting I ACC 2202 - Intermediate Accounting II ACC 1010 - Computerized Accounting ACC 2210 - Cost Accounting ECO 2020 - Macroeconomics * or ECO 2030 - Microeconomics * BUS 2450 - Business Law Note(s) * You may use a course to meet both a program requirement and a general education requirement; however, you may not use a single course to meet two general education requirements.