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Accounting AAS Cumberland

​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 accounting cycle using computerized general ledger software.
  • Demonstrate mastery of financial and managerial accounting concepts by preparing balance sheets, income and cash flow statements, and budgets by performing costs, volume and profit analysis.
  • Demonstrate managerial and cost accounting concepts.
  • Analyze and interpret financial statements for economic decision-making.
  • Effectively communicate with the use of financial information orally and in writing.
  • Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources.

​Students can download the Program Guide listed above to view a semester-by-semester breakdown of the required classes and electives for this program.

The RCSJ Catalog provides class descriptions.

The Course Registration Info site shows important information for each semester such as deadlines, dates, and guides.

For a complete list of when important College dates occur, students can view and download the Academic Calendar​.

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.