Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Accounting and Finance (B.S.)

Build your capacity in both accounting and financial management to contribute to organizations optimally amid complexity and globalization in the industry. The B.S. in Accounting and Finance prepares graduates coming into the program with a related associate degree and/or advanced training to help organizations better leverage assets, manage budgets, gain efficiencies, and maximize investments. Financial managers can be found in every industry. The program provides a foundation for individuals whose future goals may include earning the credential of Certified Public Accountant. Specific careers may include: Accountant, Auditor, CPA, Financial Analyst, Financial Planner, and Loan Underwriter.

Students will:

  • demonstrate knowledge in the fields of accounting and finance to provide sound information through uses of valid processes to users of accounting and financial services.
  • show thorough competence in understanding quantitative and qualitative methods as applied to problem-solving in the fields of accounting and finance.
  • communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to explain, evaluate, and present financial and accounting information to varied audiences.
  • employ integrity, ethics and social responsibility in accounting and financial practices.

Flexible delivery formats such as evening, online, hybrid, and weekend intensive courses ensure that the program is accessible to working adults of all ages. In addition, this degree allows a seamless transition from the associate to the baccalaureate degree.

See a list of required courses for this program on our Curriculum Map. Download a printable version of the curriculum map.