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Accounting

If you are an analytical thinker, enjoy crunching numbers and like to work with people, a career in accounting may be for you.

This pre-major program prepares you to transfer to a four-year college to earn a bachelor's degree in accounting, economics or another business-related field. You’ll take beginning accounting courses and complete the first two years of general requirements for a four-year degree.

Whether you want to help small businesses with their taxes or work in the accounting department at a large corporation, a degree in this field will position you for a broad range of career opportunities in the accounting field.

You and your advisor will use this program map as a starting point in creating your own personal education plan, customized to your needs. We meet you where you are and help you reach your goals.

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Total Credits: 90

First Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
MIS 211
Information Technology In Business
5
Choose 1 course from:
CMST 227
Intercultural Communication
5
PHIL 110
Introduction to Ethics
5
PHIL& 115
Critical Thinking
5
Choose 1 course from:
POLS& 202
American Government
5
PSYC& 100
General Psychology
5
SOC& 201
Social Problems
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Second Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
ACCT& 201
Principles of Accounting I
5
ECON& 202
Macro Economics
5
ENGL& 101
English Composition I
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Third Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
ACCT& 202
Principles of Accounting II
5
ECON& 201
Micro Economics
5
MATH 201
Introduction to Finite Mathematics
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fourth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
ACCT& 203
Principles of Accounting III
5
MATH& 148
Business Calculus
5
Choose 1 course from:
CMST 227
Intercultural Communication
5
PHIL 110
Introduction to Ethics
5
PHIL& 115
Critical Thinking
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Fifth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
BUS& 201
Business Law
5
ENGL& 102
Composition II
5
Choose 1 course from:
ASTR& 101
Introduction to Astronomy
5
ENVS& 101
Intro to Environmental Science
5
GEOL& 101
Intro to Physical Geology
5
PHYS 100
Introductory Physics
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

Sixth Quarter

Course ID
Course Title
Credits
Choose 1 course from:
ART 112
Non-Western Art
5
DRMA& 101
Introduction to Theater
5
FILM 141
Introduction to Film
5
MUSC& 105
Music Appreciation
5
Choose 1 course from:
ASTR& 100
Survey of Astronomy
5
BIOL 107
Dinosaur Paleontology
5
CHEM 116
Reactions: Our Actions and Inactions
5
GEOL 116
Environmental Geology
5
GEOL& 100
Survey of Earth Science
5
Choose 1 course from:
BUS 217
Business Statistics
5
MATH& 146
Introduction to Statistics
5
Total Credits
 
15
 

You and your advisor will use the Program Map located on this page to create a personal education plan customized to your interests and goals, your start quarter, full- or part-time status, any prior credits you have, and the classes available each quarter.

For an up-to-date list of all classes that satisfy the requirements for your degree or certificate, click here, then select the specific degree or certificate you are pursuing.

  • Tuition

  • Resident

    $
  • Non-Resident

    $
  • International

    $
  • Max. Books

    $
  • Max. Course Fees

    $
  • Institutional Fees

    $

These dollar amounts reflect the total cost of completing the program. More details
All dollar figures appearing below reflect the total cost of completing the program described by the Typical Student Schedule located on this web page, which are for the current graduation requirements of this program. Exact totals may vary depending on the catalog requirements you are following, if you have transferred in courses, or if you have been granted substitutions.

Tuition, program fees, and course fees are for the current academic year, as approved by the Community Colleges of Spokane Board of Trustees. Tuition and fees are subject to change by the Washington State Legislature and/or the Community Colleges of Spokane Board of Trustees.

Resident tuition is what Washington residents pay. Non-Resident tuition is what out-of-state students pay. International tuition is what out-of-country students pay. For clarification on residency, see Determining your Residency Status.

Avg. Books & Supplies: $942 for an academic year.
The cost for books and course-related material is an estimate based on the Washington Financial Aid Association’s annual student budget. The actual cost of textbooks and course-related supplies can vary widely depending on your program of study and the options you have for obtaining textbooks and other course material.

Program Fees are one-time costs required for the program that are not included in course fees or in tuition. These fees include things like tools, equipment, and uniforms. Only a few programs have program fees.

Max. Course Fees cover the cost of special equipment and materials needed to complete coursework. These fees are not included in tuition. Not all courses have fees and the actual costs that a student pays will vary depending on the courses taken.

Institutional Fees cover a variety of services for students, such as class registration, technology support, health clinic services, bus passes, and more. Most of these fees are instituted after a vote by the student body.

  • Gigi Fox
    Gigi Fox
    Counselor
    A.A., Spokane Falls Community College; B.A., Eastern Washington University; M.A., University of Texas
    Gigi.Fox@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3646

  • Jackie Franklin
    Jackie Franklin
    Accounting
    A.A.S., Spokane Falls Community College; B.A., Gonzaga University; M.B.A., Eastern Washington University; CPA
    Jackie.Franklin@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3887
  • Marry Monroe
    Marry Monroe
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    Marry.Monroe@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3696
  • John Pigott
    John Pigott
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    John.Pigott@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3910
  • Christina Woytalewicz
    Christina Woytalewicz
    Adjunct Academic Employee
    B.A., M.Acc., Florida State University
    C.Woytalewicz@sfcc.spokane.edu
    509-533-3897

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Jackie Franklin

Faculty
Jackie.Franklin@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3887
Building 24, Office 315

Christina Woytalewicz

Faculty
christina.woytalewicz@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3696
Building 24, Office 314

Gigi Fox

Pathways Specialist
gigi.fox@sfcc.spokane.edu
509-533-3912
Building 24, Room 125