State Fair Community College


Why study accounting?

Accounting is the language of business.  Wherever your career path leads, a good foundation in accounting helps you compete in the dynamic world of business.  The accounting courses offered in the Business Department at State Fair Community College provide in-depth coverage of the conceptual framework of accounting, plus hands-on opportunities to apply what you have learned before you enter the work world.

The associate of applied science degree in accounting offers expertise in the following areas:  financial and managerial accounting, computerized accounting systems, cost accounting, tax accounting, payroll accounting, and spreadsheet/database applications.

The practical accounting skills you receive at SFCC will prepare you for a wide variety of excellent employment opportunities:  financial accountant/bookkeeper, income tax preparer, budgetary or cost/management accountant, or payroll specialist.

View COURSE CATALOG for program requirements.

Transferable credit

Many accounting courses at SFCC are transferable to four-year institutions.  With this type of flexibility, you can receive an affordable Associate of Arts degree at SFCC with immediately marketable skills, and still have the option of pursuing a plan to transfer to a four-year institution, just let your SFCC advisor know prior to enrollment.

Bachelor's degree

Students can also earn a bachelor's in accounting on the SFCC campus from Central Methodist University (CMU). For more information, click CMU.


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