Accounting

Associate Degree Program

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Accounting will be one of the hottest job fields through 2014.  This is a highly-respected profession that can earn you well-deserved prestige and public confidence. People rely on accountants to examine, analyze, and interpret accounting data for the purpose of giving advice and preparing financial statements.  Our business program is a blend of academic and technical courses in specialized areas such as financial, cost, or tax.

This program is offered at Dover, Georgetown, and Wilmington campuses.

What You Can Do

In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:

  • Accounts payable technician
  • Accounts receivable technician
  • Budget analyst
  • Payroll technician
  • Staff accountant
  • Tax preparer
What You Will Earn

Competitive starting salaries range from $22,000 - $40,000

What You Will Learn

Program Graduate Competencies

The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.

  1. Prepare and analyze financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  2. Analyze data to process information for decision-making under a product and job costing system.
  3. Apply tax laws to the preparation of tax returns and to tax plans.
  4. Integrate professional, ethical, and legal standards into business practice.
  5. Employ the various theories of management and marketing in a business.
Core Curriculum Competencies

The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you, as an associate degree graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.

  1. Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  2. Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
  3. Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
  5. Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate and use information effectively.
  6. Use computer technology appropriate to the field.
  7. Use scientific and mathematical reasoning appropriate to the technology.

Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree?

This is a Connected Degree program that enables you to complete your associate degree and then transfer to a four-year degree program as a junior. See a program advisor for details!


Campus-Specific Accounting Information
Dover
Contact

Richard Rexrode
Department Chair, Instructional Director,
and Program Advisor
rrexrode@dtcc.edu
(302) 857-1710

The Accounting program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn. ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching.

Georgetown
CONTACT

Leslie Mergner
Department Chair, Instructor,
and Program Advisor
lmergner@dtcc.edu
(302) 259-6665

The Accounting program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn. ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching.

This program of study is not offered at the Stanton Campus.
Wilmington
CONTACT

June Roux
Department Chair, Instructional Director,
and Program Advisor
jroux1@dtcc.edu
(302) 573-5428

The Accounting program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating, and rewarding teaching excellence. The association embraces the virtues of teaching excellence and emphasizes to students that it is essential to learn how to learn. ACBSP acknowledges the importance of scholarly research and inquiry and believes that such activities facilitate improved teaching.