Program Overview

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to earn an education in Accounting from Lenoir Community College. The curriculum is designed to provide students with the basic knowledge and the skills necessary to seek careers in a variety of fields related to accounting or monetary management. Students may use the Associate of Applied Science degree program to fulfill personal and professional goals of advancing in current or future positions.

Students who wish to become professionals in the accounting industry should be able to apply the learned concepts of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Federal Income Taxes, and Business and Small Business Management to gather, analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. Accountants evaluate numbers from financial records and respectively communicate to the appropriate persons the cause and effect of financial findings. The practices of accounting now incorporate multiple sources of bookkeeping and outside auditing, and with the consequence of severe punishment have led to the decline in fraudulent activity.

The Associate of Applied Science program is comprised of 65 credits and introduces students to accounting topics, as well as related developmental skills in communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics. Upon successful completion of the required coursework and satisfactory demonstration of the program’s objectives, graduates should be able to pursue a variety of entry-level accounting positions in organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Associate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Lenoir Community College is a two-year public school located in Kinston, North Carolina. LCC was established in 1958 by the State Board of Legislation. Lenoir Community College is part of the North Carolina Community College System. The school serves nearly 850,000 citizens annually through its primary service area, which includes Lenoir, Greene, and Jones counties.

    Lenoir Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. The College offers many certificates and diploma options requiring less than two years for completion. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, weekend, and in online format. Distance Education courses carry the same academic credit and rigor as traditional on-campus classes and follow the same semester start and end times. Online courses can be hybrid, web-assisted, internet-based, or video courses.


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