Accounting and Finance

Accounting and Finance DegreeAccounting and Finance Certificate

Accounting and Finance

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

ONLINE PROGRAM INFORMATION: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Semester Fall Semester
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 0 1
ACC 120 Princ of Financial Acct 3 2 0 4
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3
ECO 151
 
ECO 251
**Survey of Economics
or
Prin. of Microeconomics
3 0 0 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
ACC 121 Princ of Managerial Acct 3 2 0 4
BUS 125 Personal Finance 3 0 0 3
CIS 110 Intro to Computers 2 2 0 3
ENG 114 Prof Research and Report 3 0 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy 2 2 0 3
Fall Semester Fall Semester
ACC 122 Princ of Financial Acct II 3 0 0 3
ACC 220 Intermediate Acct I 3 2 0 4
ACC 225 Cost Accounting 3 0 0 3
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
CTS 130 Spreadsheet 2 2 0 3
Social Science Elective 3 0 3
Spring Semester Spring Semester
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications 1 3 0 2
ACC 221 Intermediate Acct II 3 2 0 4
BUS 225 Business Finance 2 2 0 3
BUS 260 Bus Communications 3 0 0 3

Also Offered

Humanities/Fine Arts: ART 111, ART 114, ART 115, ART 116, ART 118, ART 283, DRA 111, DRA 126, ENG 131, ENG 231, ENG 232, ENG 233, ENG 241, ENG 242, ENG 243, ENG 261, ENG 262, HUM 110, HUM 115, HUM 120, HUM 122, HUM 130, HUM 220, MUS 110, MUS 112, MUS 210, PHI 240, REL 110, REL 211, REL 212 or REL 221.

Social/Behavioral Sciences: ANT 210, ANT 220, ANT 240, ECO 151, ECO 251, ECO 252, GEO 111, HIS 111, HIS 112, HIS 131, HIS 132, POL 110, POL 120, PSY 118, PSY 150, PSY 239, PSY 241, PSY 281, SOC 210, SOC 213, SOC 220, SOC 225 or SOC 230.

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA

Courses

Course Course Name LEC LAB CREDIT
Total Credits Total Credits NA
Fall Fall
ACC 120 Princ of Financial Acct 3 2 0 4
BUS 115 Business Law I 3 0 0 3
Spring Spring
ACC 121 Princ of Managerial Acct 3 2 0 4
ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes 2 2 0 3
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3 0 0 3

CEU Classes

Additional Classes

Learning Outcomes

  • Master a fundamental understanding of accounting concepts
  • Demonstrate the ability to independently and objectively analyze information and situations to arrive at unique solutions
  • Effectively analyze financial data
  • Effectively use technology (relevant hardware and software) as required of accounting professionals
  • Demonstrate professional skills, behaviors, and conduct commensurate with industry expectations

Estimated Cost

Degree In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $4,994.00 $17,090.00
Books and Supplies $2,000.00 $2,000.00
Total Cost $6,994.00 $19,090.00
Certificate In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,379.00 $4,645.00
Books and Supplies $500.00 $500.00
Total Cost $1,879.00 $5,145.00

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Program Contact(s)

Dr. Dawn Worley
Lead Instructor - Accounting, Business Administration, and MIS
(336) 386-3363
worleyc@surry.edu

Shelia Martin
Division Chair - Business Technologies
(336) 386-3352
martins@surry.edu

Program Facts


$17.18 average salary per hour.

$35,730 average salary per year.

Sources for salary information obtained from O*NET. Salaries may vary for reasons including but not limited to years of experience, place of employment, and specific occupations within each industry.