Contact: Mr. Larry Hearn
Award: Associate of Applied Science Degree
Credits Required: 68
The Chesapeake College Accounting Degree provides students with educational opportunities to acquire accounting knowledge, skills and practice to prepare for success in private, public or governmental accounting environments and for continued learning in accounting or related disciplines.
PROGRAM GOALS: The Accounting Degree program will:
· Facilitate proficiency in content knowledge and skills for the college’s general education competencies.
· Emphasize technical competency, professional knowledge and ethical responsibility.
· Enable qualified students to meet the educational requirements for professional certification.
· Prepare students for successful careers in the accounting profession or further study in the field.
The Accounting Degree program was designed for students seeking employment at the entry-level in industry, government, and small public accounting firms. Graduates will be capable of working as Junior Accountants and Assistant Auditors. Emphasis is placed on accounting knowledge and skills as well as general knowledge of the workplace. Note: This program is not designed as a transfer program to a senior institution. Student wishing to transfer and major in accounting, should consult with an academic advisor at their earliest convenience. All students should consult with the College’s Admissions Office or an academic advisor in planning an appropriate program.
Note: This program is not designed as a transfer program to a senior institution. Student wishing to transfer and major in accounting, should consult with an academic advisor at their earliest convenience.
(G. Ed.) General Education Program Requirement
Please note: This information is for planning purposes only. The list of courses may not be complete. Please contact an advisor to be sure that courses are applicable to your desired course of study.