Department ChairJoe Easton Academic Building Room 250G 719-549-3471 Joe.Easton@pueblocc.edu
FacultyMargie Walker Academic Building Room 250W 719-549-3180 Margie.Walker@pueblocc.edu
Fremont Campus Eric Ingmire 719-296-6105 Eric.Ingmire@pueblocc.edu
Southwest Colorado Community CollegeSCCC-East Go!Zone970-247-2929
Entry level accountants and auditors make a median salary of $43,879.00. Experienced accountants and auditors make a median salary of $87,438.00.
Program Start Term: Every Semester
Award: AA, AAS
Average Class Size: 25
Program Length: 4-5 Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day, Evening, & Hybrid
Program Location: Pueblo, Fremont, Durango, Mancos
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Career InformationThe AAS in Accounting prepares you for a career in entry level accounting or upper level bookkeeping positions.
What Will I LearnThis program offers you a comprehensive understanding of the theory and practice of modern accounting. It places particular emphasis on logical reasoning, enabling you to solve accounting problems and to make sound accounting policy decisions. It also teaches you to use computer software related to the accounting profession. You will learn to use state-of-the-art equipment through industry-standard instructional materials. The required occupational experience provides you the opportunity to obtain valuable on-the job training. If you are pursuing bachelor’s degree or a career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), check with your advisor concerning the transfer of courses to four-year colleges.
Our Experienced FacultyThe PCC full-time faculty in accounting has extensive industry experience with 30+ years of experience. Often the part-time faculty are still working in some area of accounting and bring a combined 60+ years of experience.
PCC provides free income tax preparation for community members. Tax Help Colorado and the accounting faculty offer students and community members’ the chance to take two courses, 3 credit hours total, in order to learn about income tax preparation and then to become IRS certified. The students, once certified, can then volunteer to provide tax preparation to low income families.