The NHTI Accounting program offers an associate degree, advanced certificate, and basic certificate to prepare students for entry-level positions in accounting and business. All courses in our certificate programs are transferable to an associate degree. We also offer credit transfer options to four-year colleges and universities. Day, evening, and online courses are available.
- CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
- LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
- CR – Number of credit hours for the course
|ACCT 101C||Accounting I1||3||0||3|
|BUS 170C||Principles of Marketing1||3||0||3|
|ENGL 101C||English Composition||4||0||4|
|IST 102C||PC Applications||3||0||3|
|MATH 124C||College Algebra or higher-level math||4||0||4|
|ACCT 102C||Accounting II1||3||0||3|
|ENGL xxxC||English elective||3||0||3|
|MATH 125C||Finite Mathematics or|
|XX xxxC||Lab Science elective1||3||2||4|
|ACCT 205C||Intermediate Accounting I1||4||0||4|
|ACCT 250C||Cost Accounting1||3||0||3|
|BUS 225C||Business Law I1||3||0||3|
|BUS 270C||Principles of Management1||3||0||3|
|ACCT 206C||Intermediate Accounting II1||4||0||4|
|ECON 101C||Macroeconomics or|
|XX xxxC||Humanities/Fine Arts/Language elective||3||0||3|
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Accounting is a critical component of every type and size of business and industry including government, healthcare, education, not-for-profit, and military organizations. Accounting employees provide much of the information used by these organizations to make critical financial decisions. We also offer credit transfer options to 4-year colleges and universities. This degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.
It is the mission of the Accounting department to prepare students for:
- Competitive eligibility for entry-level jobs in the accounting field
- Transfer to baccalaureate programs
- Advancement in their current jobs
At the completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate proficiency in accurately observing and organizing financial data.
- Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate the use of accounting principles and procedures as they apply to the recording and
reporting of financial information.
- Demonstrate proficiency in valuing, recording, and reporting the business entity’s assets, liabilities,
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of financial data in planning, controlling, and evaluating entity
- Appreciate the importance of deadlines to the profession.
- Understand professional responsibilities in the workplace.
- Communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
- Complete tasks in a timely fashion.
- Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer applications, including Excel.
Career potential is excellent with an associate degree in accounting, which is a critical component of every type and size of business and industry. Accounting employees provide much of the information used by organizations to make critical financial decisions. Graduating with an A.S. in Accounting will prepare students for jobs in the following professions (not an inclusive list):
- Accounts payable/receivable clerk
- Tax preparer
- Billing/accounting/auditing clerk
Our accounting associate degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business School and Programs.