Accounting and Information Systems

A degree in accounting and information systems gives students with an interest in various accounting and finance careers an opportunity to prepare for entry-level positions in a number of related career fields. You study upper-level accounting courses in financial reporting, including for-profit and not-for-profit entities, managerial and cost accounting, taxes, auditing, information systems, and international financial reporting.

This program prepares you to take professional level examinations, such as the certified public accounting and certified managerial accounting exams. Career opportunities include entering public accounting, managerial accounting, and finance career tracks in business, not-for-profit entities, and government.

All accounting classes are scheduled for Friday evenings 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Business management and required core courses are scheduled for Saturday mornings 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and/or Saturday afternoons 1-5 p.m. This program is based on you having earned at least 60 credits from your associate's degree program.

The bachelor's degree program requires 120 credits. You can transfer in a maximum of 78 credits from HCC or other regionally accredited colleges. A minimum of 42 credits must be earned through Elms College.

All Elms College core and program requirements must be met.