Program Overview

Accounting is one of the fastest growing career fields in business, with a projected job growth of 18 percent. Wayne Community College's Associate of Applied Science in Accounting degree gives students the opportunity to gain entrance into this appealing career field.  Graduates of this program can expect to be qualified for entry-level accounting positions in a wide range of businesses, including tax firms, small businesses, banks, hospitals, manufacturing companies, school systems, and government agencies.

The curriculum consists of accounting principles, theory, and application that is intended to provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills for success in future careers.  Students are expected to learn the ""language of business"" through courses in management, finance, business law, and economics.  Other valuable skills that are developed include communication, computer applications, financial analysis, ethics, and critical thinking. The average class size for courses in this major is 15 to 25, allowing students to gain the one-on-one interaction with professors. Wayne's Associate of Applied Science in Accounting degree is an ideal way to get into this constantly-growing field.

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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

    Established in 1957, Wayne Community College is a public, two-year institution, located in the city of Goldsboro, North Carolina. WCC operates within the framework of the North Carolina Community College System, and awards associate’s degrees, certificates, and diplomas, along with offering career training programs and lifelong learning opportunities. Wayne Community College states a vision “to be the preferred choice for quality education and training in the communities it serves.”

    Distance education programs at Wayne Community College include degree, diploma, and certificate options, which can be completed fully online. In addition, the Distance Education Department at WCC also houses hybrid courses, which allow for a combination of eLearning and on-campus degree programs. Web enhanced courses offer Internet supplemental content for traditional on-campus courses.


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