Professional and Technical

Accounting and Finance – Associate Degree (A25800)

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 includes accounting, finance, business law computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, and real estate. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, critical thinking skills and ethics.

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 government agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting and finance profession.

Note: BCC and UNCG have an articulation agreement allowing students who complete an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting at BCC to transfer to UNCG into Bryan School of Business and Economics.

BCC also offers Accounting and Finance Diploma and Certificate options.

Course Title Credits
Fall Semester # 1
ACA 115 Success & Study Skills 1
ACC 120 Princ of Financial Accounting 4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 121 Business Math 3
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers 3
ECO 251 Princ of Microeconomics 3
ECO 252 Princ of Macroeconomics 3
Semester Total 17
Spring Semester # 1
ACC 121 Princ of Managerial Acctg 4
ACC 122 Princ of Financial Acctg II 3
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 3
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applic 2
BUS 225 Business Finance 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3
Semester Total 18
Fall Semester #2
RLS 220 Real Estate Investment Analy 3
ACC 215 Ethics in Accounting 3
BAF 143 Financial Planning 3
BUS 115 Business Law 1 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective* 3
Semester Total 18
Spring Semester # 2
ACC 210 Enterprise Risk Management 3
BUS 147 Business Insurance 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 3
COM 110 Intro to Communication 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 1
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* 3
Semester Total 16

*Note: See Humanities/Fine Arts Electives and Social/Behavioral Sciences Electives for a complete listing of eligible courses. ECO 251 and ECO 252 are not electives in the Accounting program of study.


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