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2016-2017 College Catalog
Three Rivers Community College
  Feb 18, 2018
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Career, A.S.

Degree Code: A07

Associate In Science

Program Coordinator: Edwin Muenzner - 860-215-9456

This program is designed for people who intend to seek employment following graduation as junior accountants or accounting clerks. The accounting field is among the fastest growing occupations in Southeastern Connecticut. This career program prepares students for accounting positions in business and industry, government, and public accounting firms upon completion.

Accounting Career Curriculum Requirements

Total: 16

Total: 16

Total: 15

Semester IV

Total: 13


° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description.

* Indicates common course numbering. within Connecticut Community College system.

Students should consult with their academic advisor regarding the minimum number of credits to be taken at TRCC and limits on non-traditional credits.  25% of TRCC degree requirements must be completed with TRCC coursework.  Up to 50% of degree requirements can be fulfilled with non-traditional credit.  Non-traditional credit includes CLEP/DSST exams, Credit by Exam, APL credit, and Military credit.   

Grand Total: 60

Accounting Career, Associate in Science Degree Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of general business vocabulary specific to the field of Accounting.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of those principles and skills applicable to general business and those specific to the field of Accounting.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to apply learned principles and skills to unique factual settings using correct vocabulary.
  4. Have obtained a well-rounded general education.
  5. Successfully find a job in the Accounting field.