Department Chair

Office
Cumberland Hall, Room 377-M, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Karen Elsom

Are these questions you’ve pondered?

  • How much money did we make?
  • What is our business worth?
  • How much money will we make next year?
  • How can we make our business more profitable?
  • How can we owe less taxes?
Then the Accounting program is for you!
The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession.
Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble, analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

What will I learn?

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study:
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Management
 Related skills are developed through the study of:
  • Communications
  • Computer applications
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ethics
  • Financial analysis

What to Expect:

Course Work

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
  • Business Law
  • Computer Applications
  • Ethics
  • Finance
  • Financial Planning
  • Insurance
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate
  • Selling 
  • Taxation
Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Career Paths

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including:
  • Accounting Firms
  • Government Agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Manufacturing Firms
  • School Systems
  • Small Businesses

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a degree or certificate in Accounting and Finance. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Accounting and Finance (A25800A)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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Certificates

Computerized Accounting Certificate (C25800C3)

Program Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Cost/Managerial Accounting Certificate (C25800C5)

Program Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Payroll Accounting Certificate (C25800C1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Small Business Accounting Certificate (C25800C4)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Tax Preparer Certificate (C25800C2)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate


High School Connections
Accounting Foundations Certificate (C25800H1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate