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Course Requirements
ID Title Class Lab Credits
Fall Semester (year 1)
ENGL102R College Composition I (Accuplacer) 3 0 3
MATHxxxR Mathematics Elective 4 0 4
ACCT101R Accounting I 3 0 3
BCPT101R Introduction to Computer Applications 2 3 3
BUS101R Introduction to Business 3 0 3
Spring Semester (year 1)
SCIxxxR Science Elective 2/3 3 3/4
XXXXxxxR Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
ACCT102R Accounting II
3 0 3
ACCT105R Spreadsheets
2 3 3


Macroeconomics 3 0 3
BUS105R Business Math 3 0 3
Fall Semester (year 2)
ENGL122R Professional Communications 3 0 3
ACCT203R Accounting III
3 0 3

Introduction to Finance

(ACCT102R, BUS101R, MATH106R or Economics)

3 0 3
ACCT215R Cost Accounting
3 0 3
ACCT216R Computerized Accounting
2 4 3
BUS240R Business Law 3 0 3
Spring Semester (year 2)
XXXXxxxR Humanities/Fine Arts/World Language Elective 3 0 3
ENGLxxxR English Elective(ENGL101R) 3 0 3
ACCT200R Intermediate Accounting
3 0 3
ACCT212R Taxes 3 0 3
BUS110R Principles of Management
3 0 3

Prerequisite & Co-requisites are listed in parentheses.

Associate in Science Degree

For more information about this program, please contact Michelle Kainen at mkainen@ccsnh.edu or 603-542-7744 x5435. 

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The accounting program provides intensive training in accounting principles and other related business courses.

It provides the student with a broad based education that will qualify him or her for an entry level position in accounting. Typical entry level positions include: accounts receivable or accounts payable clerks, junior accountants, account clerks, inventory controllers, and full-charge bookkeepers.

The program also provides the student with a strong background in computers. The computer related courses include Introduction to Computer Applications, Computerized Accounting, and Spreadsheets. 

In addition to the specialized accounting and computer courses, the student will take other business courses including Introduction to Business, Business Law, and Principles of Management. The program includes a general education component that complements the business courses.

The combination of these three elements (accounting, computers, and related business courses) will give the student a well-rounded and solid business education.

The accounting program graduate will be prepared for a number of careers in the business world. The graduate could work in an accounting office of any business, hospital, manufacturing plant, bank, insurance company or in a public accountant's office as a junior accountant. Applicants to the Accounting Program must meet the general admission requirement of the College. The evening degree option will take more than 2 years to complete. Courses may be taken in Claremont, at the Academic Centers in Keene or Lebanon and online.

The Accounting Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), 7007 College Boulevard, Suite 420, Overland Park, Kansas 66211; 913-339-9356, www.acbsp.org. Additionally, as the program is fully accredited by ACBSP, transfers to bachelor's degree programs are available for those who seek to further their education.


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