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Accounting (520301)

Certificate: Certificate in Applied Science, CAS

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, or by scoring 1000 on the SAT, including 500 on the math portion and 500 on the verbal portion of the test.

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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 you. What does your future look like?
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