Accounting

Program Information

Program Code: 
ACCTG.AB...
Degree Type: 
Associate in Business
Year Established: 
2004
Contact: 
Business and Computer Technology - (313) 845-9645 - business@hfcc.edu
Description: 

The primary goal of Henry Ford Community College’s Associate in Business-Accounting is to prepare the graduate for an entry-level job in the field of accounting. Students will learn accounting theory and practice and will gain an understanding of business operations.

A secondary goal is to enable graduates to maximize transferability of coursework from HFCC to four-year colleges and universities. Students who plan to transfer to another institution should consult the articulation agreements with and/or transfer guides for the transfer information.

Transfer Information

Transfer Options/Requirements: 

The College has articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to help students who want to transfer to other institutions once they have completed their studies at HFCC.   Articulation agreements ensure that graduates from HFCC can transfer to another institution and work towards a bachelor's degree without a loss of coursework completed at HFCC.  Transfer guides denote the transferability of HFCC coursework toward specific degree programs at other institutions. It is important that students who intend to transfer to another institution consult the appropriate articulation agreements and/or transfer guides to ensure the transferability of the courses they take to the institution they plan to attend. Articulation agreements and transfer guides are available in the University Transfer, Advising, and Career Counseling Center (313-845-9612, counseling@hfcc.edu, Learning Resource Center). Some of the institutions students enrolled in this program frequently transfer to include:

  • Davenport University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Siena Heights University
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University of Michigan - Dearborn
  • Walsh College
  • Wayne State University

Program Requirements

Minimum Number Of Credits To Graduate: 
60 (Including Options/Electives)

Degree-Specific Requirements

Degree-Specific Requirements: 

Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Business Degree. It should be noted that courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Business Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.

General Education

General Education: 

Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Business degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education when applicable.

Requirements are Subject to Change

The information represented here is for the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the Program Evaluation section of WebAdvisor.