About the Degree
General Education Requirements
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.
+ This program can be completed fully online.
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; and
- explore pathways for educational and career development in the student’s field of study.
The Accounting program is great for you if:
- you are currently working or have interest in working in bookkeeping or accounting;
- you are interested in gaining an understanding of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data;
- you want to gain skills you can apply immediately in the workplace; and
- you may be interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in this field.
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 can be the first step in pursuing a CPA licensure.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of accountants and auditors will grow by 19 percent–faster than the average for all occupations–by 2018.
- 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.
The Accounting program prepares you for careers such as:
- Junior Staff Accountant
- Audit Clerk
- Budget Analyst
- Financial Data Analyst
- Payroll Administrator
- Audit Associate
Job outlook in Accounting in the state of Vermont:
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
|Accountants and Auditors (Bachelor degree)
Source: Vermont Department of Labor, http://www.vtlmi.info/oic.cfm
For more information about special transfer agreements between CCV and other colleges, visit our transfer page.
Visit www.vtcolleges.org to learn about additional bachelor degree options in Vermont.