Accounting and Finance - Financial Services Track

Curriculum Description

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree in Accounting and Finance with an emphasis in Financial Services.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A25800FS
NC CIP: 52.0304
Day and Online
POS Approved: Fall 2019

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 2 0 4
BUS 115 Business Law I REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
BUS 125 Personal Finance REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy REVISED REQUISITE 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 13
Lab/Shop Hours: 4
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 2 0 4
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 149
OR
Intro to ACC Spreadsheets Requisite 1 3 0 2
CTS 130 Spreadsheet Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ECO 151
OR
Survey of Economics REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
ECO 251
OR
Prin of Microeconomics REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ECO 252 Prin of Macroeconomics REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 143
OR
Quantitative Literacy REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (2) (0) (4)
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 7
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 12

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MKT 120 Principles of Marketing REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BUS 255
OR
Org Behavior in Business REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
OST 286 Professional Development REVISED REQUISITE Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 110
OR
Introduction to Communication REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Requisite 3 0 0 3
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
COM 231
OR
Public Speaking REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 112
OR
Writing/Research in the Disc Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 114
OR
Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 115 Oral Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 9
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 9

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
ACC 210 Enterprise Risk Management Requisite 3 0 0 3
BUS 147 Business Insurance REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
MKT 123 Fundamentals of Selling REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 14
Lab/Shop Hours: 3
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BAF 143 Financial Planning REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
BUS 225 Business Finance Requisite 2 2 0 3
BUS 240 Business Ethics REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MKT 223
OR
Customer Service REVISED REQUISITE Requisite (3) (0) (0) (3)
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I 0 0 10 1
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 2
Clinical/WBL Hours: 10
Credit Hours: 13

Total Credit Hours: 64

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: ART 111, ENG 131, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, PHI 240 or REL 110. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

*Hours will vary depending on course selection.

2018FA State Curriculum Standard Revision; new title and code; repackaged only.
            This program was formerly Financial Services A25330.

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