This course of study is designed for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution to earn a bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field. The student is expected to earn at least 15 credits of the business and accounting credits at NCC.
Upon successful completion of all requirements, graduates of both the degree and certificate programs will be able to:
Demonstrate mastery of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and their manual and computerized spreadsheet applications through all phases of the accounting cycle;
Complete the Accounting cycle from original entries to closing entries;
Complete relatively complex Accounting problems and be familiar with current Financial Accounting Standards and Practices;
Prepare financial statements for Corporations in compliance with current Accounting Standards and Practices;
Explain how budgeting, activity-based costing and strategic cost management foster the effective use of resources and help an organization accomplish its goals;
Demonstrate computer competencies including the use of spreadsheet applications and Accounting software; and
Demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships between
Accounting and other areas within a business environment and work with other departments to achieve the overall goals.