Accounting and Finance

RCC Accounting logo[A25800] Associate in Applied Science Degree
[D25800] Diploma
[C25800] Certificate

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and 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.

Click here for a list of Humanities/Fine Arts and Social/Behavioral Sciences courses approved for this program.


Upon successful completion of the Accounting and Finance program, the student should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret financial information.
  • Apply internet research tools to obtain and analyze financial information.
  • Communicate financial information to different users.