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Education Details

Accounting
Award type: AS
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Accounting
ETP eligible Click for more information on Eligible Training Provider
yes
School
Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
advise@whatcom.edu
Program description
The accounting AS degree provides students with basic skills to compete for entry-level accounting positions in private industry, state and local government, and public accounting firms. Students who successfully complete the program should be able to: 1) perform basic bookkeeping and accounting tasks both manually and using a computer; 2) demonstrate the relationships among the various business functions such as accounting, finance, marketing, purchasing, operations, and human resources; and, 3) demonstrate computer proficiency.
Financial Information
Tuition
Average $2,120/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
WA resident $111.17 (1-10 credits) $52.08 (11-18 credits) $94.36 (19+ credits)
Total program tuition
$12,720 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Fees
$20 (one-time placement testing), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $540/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
Average $50/qtr (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
2 Years
Award type
AS
Credits
90-94
Locations offered
Main Location view map
Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority


some courses online
Offered evenings/weekends
no
Offered onlinesome courses online
Certification/license required to work in this field
no
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
no
Certification/license test preparation provided
no