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    Mar 25, 2019  
2018-19 Gaston College Catalog 
2018-19 Gaston College Catalog

Accounting Diploma (D25100)

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The Accounting diploma is designed for individuals entering, upgrading, or retraining in the accounting profession. Special emphasis is placed upon the use of technology resources in assembling, analyzing, processing, and communicating information about financial operations.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, income taxes, payroll accounting, and accounting spreadsheet applications, students will study business law and computers. Related skills are developed through the study of expository writing and professional research and reporting.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Identify and prepare journal entries for the three most commonly used methods of depreciation.
  2. Account for payroll transactions.

Total Credit Hours: 17

Total Credit Hours: 17

Total Credit Hours: 6

Total Program Hours: 40


The credits obtained from this diploma may be applied toward the Associate Degree in Accounting.

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