PCC’s Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Students will study:

  • Accounting principles, theories, and practice
  • Business law
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Economics

Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.


Click and download the Accounting and Finance Program Planning Guides for course requirements and suggested sequencing.

Accounting and Finance Associate Degree (A25800)
Accounting and Finance Diploma (D25800)
Accounting and Finance Certificate (C25800)

Outlook for Employment

There are many traditional careers for graduates of an Accounting program at PCC.
Tax Preparers
Billing and Posting Clerks
Business Bookkeeping
Payroll Brokerage
Statistical Assistants
or dive into a more specialized area of expertise with:
International accounting
Chief Financial Officer