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Accounting (520301)

Degree: Associate in Applied Science, AAS

Overview

Graduates of the Accounting program learn all the essentials necessary to gain entry-level jobs in accounting firms, banks, and financial offices of local retail businesses and industries. And, beyond this, graduates gain a foundation that will enable them to pursue a baccalaureate degree and the 150 credit hours leading to CPA certification. Salaries range from $18,000 - $35,000, depending upon experience. This program uses classroom and laboratory experience to provide students with accounting skills necessary for a career opportunities such as general accounting, financial accounting, cost accounting assistants, accounts payable clerk, payroll clerk, accounts receivable clerk, and purchasing agent. A minimum grade of "C" is required in order to earn credit for each accounting course. Students may exempt ACC 111 & ACC 112 by earning a minimum grade of "C" on the exemption tests for each course.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do for you. What does your future look like?
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