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Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Business, Education, Social Science, & Technology Division

Accounting, A.C. (Cumberland)


Description
This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level bookkeeping and accounting positions. Accounting is one of the most rapidly expanding fields in today's economy. Since it is service oriented, it involves working with people almost as much as with financial records. As an accountant, you will not only collect and report financial data, but also serve as the link between the data and the people who use it.
Program Goals

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

• Prepare financial statements according to generally accepted accounting

principles, prepare journal entries and complete the account cycle using

computerized general ledger software

• Effectively communicate with use of financial information orally and in

writing

  • • Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.
Admissions
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

 
When you Graduate
This program is most appealing for students seeking to acquire the necessary skills that can be immediately applicable in the work place. Credits will transfer into CCC's Accounting associate's degree program as well as preparation for the CPA exam for students possessing four-year degrees. This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level bookkeeping and accounting positions and is most appealing for students seeking to acquire the necessary skills that can be immediately applicable in the work place.
Career Opportunities

Gainful Employment Link

http://legacy.cccnj.edu/ge/Accounting/52.0302-Gedt.html

Employment Opportunities

Entry-level accountant; bookeeper

Disclaimer: 
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.

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