Accounting & Finance

Program Type
Certificate, Degree
In-person, Online
Grant, Scholarship


The Accounting & Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession.

Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. In addition to coursework in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics.

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 positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

Program Options


12-14 credit hours

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Payroll
  • Income Tax Preparer


65-66 credit hours

Help Paying for School

Students enrolling in for-credit curriculum courses can apply for multiple forms of financial assistance to help pay for school including Federal Student Aid and SCC Foundation Scholarships.

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