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Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog 
Catawba Valley Community College 2022-2023 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting and Finance: Financial Services, A.A.S. (A25800B)

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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day hours and evening classes are offered on demand.  Minimum time for completion: Day – four semesters full-time attendance. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

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. 

General Education Courses:


Humanities/Fine Arts:

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Accounting and Finance: Financial Services Program Elective

Take 3 hours from the following program electives:

Total Credit Hours Required: 67/68

Developmental Course Requirements

Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 110 from above:

Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:

Suggested Program Sequence

Total Hours: Class 14/15 | Lab 4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16/17

Total Hours: Class 14 | Lab 4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16

Summer - 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 7 | Lab 3 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 8

Fall - 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 10 | Lab 6 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 13

Spring - 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 9/12 | Lab 5 | Clin/Wk Exp 0/30 | Credit 14

Grand Total Hours: Class 54/58 | Lab 22 | Clin/Wk Exp 0/30 | Credit 67/68

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