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Accounting and Finance - Accounting

Curriculum Description

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.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Diploma in Accounting and Finance with an emphasis in Accounting.

The following represents one way in which the diploma can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success. (CTE-Y D25800P1)

Diploma

D25800AC
NC CIP: 52.0304
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting REVISED REQUISITE 3 2 0 4
BUS 115 Business Law I REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers REVISED REQUISITE (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy REVISED REQUISITE 1 2 0 2
  Total: 10 4 0 12

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting 3 2 0 4
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
BUS 116 Business Law II 3 0 0 3
BUS 225 Business Finance 2 2 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy REVISED REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy REVISED REQUISITE (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Statistical Methods I REVISED REQUISITE (3) (2) (0) (4)
  Total: 12 8 0 16

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 0 4
Select one:
Intro to ACC Spreadsheets 1 3 0 2
  OR        
Spreadsheet (2) (2) (0) (3)
  Total: 6 7 0 9

Total Credit Hours: 37

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

*Hours will vary depending on course selection.

2018FA State Curriculum Standard Revision; new title and code; repackaged only.
            This program was formerly Accounting D25100.
            CTE program was formerly Accounting D25100P1.

D25800AC