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Accounting and Finance


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Accounting and Finance

Do you like working with numbers and using data to make informed decisions to help a company succeed? Students looking for career opportunities in the accounting and finance profession can earn their credentials at Haywood Community College. Valuable skills help students learn the importance of analyzing situations and documents, processes, and essential communication skills. Individuals looking to enter this field should enjoy critical thinking and problem solving, working with numbers, enjoy performing research, and have strong communication skills. Graduates of this program will enter the accounting and finance field at an entry-level in numerous industries such as accounting firms, small businesses, hospitals, government agencies, and many more.


Highlights of the Program

  • Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Computer applications
  • Financial planning
  • Insurance
  • Sales and taxation
  • Communications
  • Financial analysis
  • Critical thinking

Career Information

  • Associate in Applied Science – Accounting & Finance
  • Diploma in Accounting & Finance
  • Certificate in Accounting & Finance

Potential Careers


  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Financial Manager
  • Personal Financial Advisor
  • Tax Preparer
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Budget/Credit Analyst


$43,300 annual, median

Class Schedules

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HCC offers a variety of class times to fit your busy schedule. Different class options are available based on your graduation year. You can view available classes and then meet with your advisor to get registered.

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For more information contact:

Dylan McFalls
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  • Success Coach

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