Belmont College

Accounting (ACC)

View the required classes for the Accounting Associates Degree

Do you enjoy “crunching numbers”? Are you eager to launch a career in the exciting world of finance?  If so, then a promising Accounting career can be yours with a 2-Year Accounting Degree. The successful accountant prepares, analyzes and verifies current financial information, and then makes informed decisions based on that information.  The Associate of Applied Business Degree in Accounting prepares an individual for a variety of positions in both the public and private sectors. Possibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Junior Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Business Manager
  • Purchasing Agent
  • Fiscal Analyst
  • Long-range Financial Planner

Accountants are at the center of a company’s activities and view all phases of business operations in great detail.  They are often consulted by company officers as an integral part of the corporate decision-making process. The Accounting Associates Degree at Belmont College can help you excel in the industry.

To excel in their profession accountants must:

  • Be curious
  • Possess analytical and mathematical ability
  • Enjoy working with figures
  • Be able to interpret facts and figures
  • Be able to make judgments based on facts and figures
  • Have the ability to concentrate for long periods of time
  • Work well with computers, business systems, and people
  • Have high standards of integrity

Do these qualities describe you—or are you ready to develop or strengthen these very qualities?  Once the basics of accounting and these essential qualities have been mastered, you will have the ability to fit in almost anywhere in an organization and have a foundation for a promising career.

Program Outcomes:

  1. Perform accounting duties at various accounting firms and organizations.
  2. Record Business transactions and prepare financial statements for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations:
    • Prepare tax returns for individuals, partnerships, and small corporations;
    • Maintain payroll records and file necessary quarterly tax returns;
    • Have a basic understanding of audits of financial statements using Generally Accepted Auditing Standards;
    • Use accounting software package for maintaining accounting records;
    • Record business transactions and prepare financial statements for a manufacturing business;
    • Record transactions and prepare financial statements for governmental agencies.
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Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Class Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Saturday - Sunday
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Contact Information

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Main: 740.695.9500
Harrison County Center: 740.942.2222
Monroe County Center: 740.472.5468

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