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Department of Accounting

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Fall 2 begins Wednesday, October 22, 2014 

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Trident Technical College Accounting Department offers three programs to prepare students for differing levels of accounting practice; the Associate in Applied Science, Professional Accountancy Certificate and Bookkeeping Certificate.

The Accounting Degree can be completed in five semesters. It requires the completion of 69 semester credit hours. The Accounting program prepares students for entry-level positions in the field of accounting. Typical jobs include full-charge bookkeeper and junior accountant.

The Professional Accountancy Certificate is designed for the nontraditional market not currently being served by the Accounting Degree.  This certificate requires the completion of 27 semester credit hours. This certificate empowers those interested in increasing their skill level to advance in civil service or private business accounting positions.

The Bookkeeping Certificate prepares an individual for entry-level accounting positions. This certificate also requires 27 semester credit hours. Basic skills in accounting, individual tax and payroll are completed. Training in computerized accounting and electronic spreadsheets utilizing accounting applications are also included.

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Associate Degree 




Professional Accountancy

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Bookkeeping Certificate

Professional Accountancy Certificate


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