Overview

If you enjoy working with numbers and have a good business sense, pursuing a career in accounting could be your ticket to success.  Our program will prepare you to meet the challenges of today’s dynamic business and economic environment and provide a solid foundation of knowledge in accounting and business practices to build a successful career.

The Accounting program at White Mountains Community College prepares graduates to meet the challenge of today’s dynamic business and economic environment.  Whether you want to begin a new career or advance in the business world, our program provides students with a solid foundation of knowledge in accounting and business practice and the skills you need to succeed in industry today.

Flexible

Currently working?  Have a crazy, busy life outside of work?  We have you covered.  Our courses are offered in various formats and times to suit your schedule.  Don’t put your life on hold.

Transferable

Our program can also be the start of an affordable and attainable path to a bachelor’s degree. Spend two years at WMCC, spend two years at any of the schools we have agreements with like GSC and PSU and then spend a lifetime bragging about how smart you are and how much money you saved!

Practical

 Learn the skills you need to succeed immediately in a business environment.  In addition to a solid foundation in accounting and business processes, students learn how to navigate the waters of HR and Business Law and what it takes to work on and manage a team.  Finish with more advanced courses in accounting and taxation and an Internship to practice all that you have learned, and you have a perfect recipe for career success.

Program available in Littleton and online and through video conference technology in Berlin.

First Year

Fall SemesterLecLabCr
ACAD105WAcademic Readiness101
ACCT111WAccounting I303
BUS112WIntro to Business Administration303
ENGL120WCollege Composition404
MATH120WQuantitative Reasoning404
 Semester Total 15015
     
Spring SemesterLecLabCr
ACCT114WFinancial Accounting303
COMP110WBusiness Computer Applications303
ECON112WPrinciples of Microeconomics303
MATH214WStatistics404
MGMT112WIntro to Business Logic and Ethics303
 Semester Total 16016
 First Year Total   31

Second Year

Fall SemesterLecLabCr
ACCT214WManagerial Finance and Accounting303
ACCT222WIntermediate Accounting I303
ECON111WPrinciples of Macroeconomics303
ENGL211WProfessional Writing303
MGMT214WManagement and Teamwork303
 Semester Total 15015
     
Spring SemesterLecLabCr
ACCT213WTaxation303
ACCT250WIntermediate Accounting II303
MGMT215WBusiness Law303
MGMT224WBusiness Internship031
 Humanities303
 Science303
 Semester Total 15316
 Second Year Total   31
     
 Total for A.S. Degree   62

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be prepared to:

  • Understand fundamental accounting theory and practice, properly record ordinary business transactions for a corporation as well as a sole proprietor, and prepare financial statements for these businesses.
  • Identify, explain, and apply the impact on financial statements, using generally accepted accounting principles and managerial accounting concepts.
  • Prepare accounting functions and applications in both a “manual” and a computerized environment.
  • Interpret federal, taxable transactions and use tax software to prepare tax returns for both individuals and small businesses.
  • Conduct appropriate, ethical analyses of business problems and offer logical solutions.
  • Explain and apply basic business law theory and practice to common legal issues in a small business.
  • Conduct and present a professional work ethic and demeanor in an accounting workplace environment.

62 Credits Required

81%

of students qualify for financial aid