The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “languages of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. 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 communication, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.
Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, and individual may advance in the accounting profession.
Admission Requirements and Special Conditions
A high school diploma (or equivalent), satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) and a minimum GPA in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, RCC offers pre college courses to prepare students for the Accounting curriculum.
Special Accreditation Status
Students are eligible to sit for certification exams upon completion of certain courses. Testing Fees may apply.