Accounting and Finance

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply appropriate financial accounting principles and concepts to identify, record, and communicate financial results.
  • Apply appropriate cost accounting principles and concepts to identify, record, and communicate managerial accounting results.
  • Prepare a basic individual income tax return in compliance with current federal laws and regulations.

Contact Information

Image of Cindy Killian
Cindy Killian, MS, CPA
Lead Instructor of Accounting
Phone: 336-838-6150
Image of Martha Combs
Martha Combs, MS
Instructor of Accounting
Phone: 336-838-6159


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Associate to Bachelor Agreements

An Associate to Bachelor agreement is an opportunity for students to complete their Associate's degree at Wilkes Community College and then transfer into a specified program at a partnering four-year institution for their Bachelor's degree. Wilkes Community College has the following Associate to Bachelor agreements for our Accounting and Finance graduates: