Accounting

accounting desk with papers, pen and calculator

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Contact the faculty advisor for more information.

What it is about

The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Courses you will take

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

What you will gain

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

 Degrees, Diplomas & Certificates

View Program Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, & Certificates
  • Accounting and Finance Associate in Applied Science
  • Accounting and Finance – Bookkeeping I Certificate
  • Accounting and Finance – Bookkeeping II Certificate
  • Transfer Program, Accounting and Finance
    Students should select one of the following Pathways:
    • Pathway to Fayetteville State University
    • Pathway to Lees McRae College
    • Pathway to Western Carolina University

Faculty Contact

Jana Hosmer
(828) 694-1867
j_hosmer@blueridge.edu

 

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