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    Sep 18, 2018  
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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. Identify the basic difference among businesses organized as Sole Proprietorships and Corporations with regards to exemplary transactions.

Total Credit Hours: 16


Total Credit Hours: 17


Total Credit Hours: 6


Total Program Hours: 39


Note(s):


The courses taken in this diploma program may be applied toward the Associate in Applied Science degree in Accounting.

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