Academics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Marketing Department

Accounting Certificate
The Accounting certificate program provides you with a strong foundation to enter the workforce. Whether you are looking for advancement in your career or the chance to learn a new skill set, this certificate program can provide you with an intensive immersion in the fundamentals of accounting, including financial and managerial accounting. Coursework uses many of the widely-used accounting software applications.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation. All credits earned in this certificate program may be applied to the Business - Accounting associate degree program. Appropriate credits also may be applied to other programs in the School of Business and in other schools of the college.

Business-Accounting A.A.S.
The Business-Accounting degree program is part of the college's core business program and is aimed at the student who wants to focus his or her studies in accounting and also receive a solid business foundation. Second-year coursework in accounting computerized systems, federal income tax and other electives allow you to explore the many specializations associated with the field of accounting.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation. Some graduates may wish to transfer to a four-year institution and articulation agreements exist with several colleges.

Business-Marketing A.A.S.
The Business-Marketing degree program is designed for students who want to find careers in marketing, sales, advertising or related fields. The degree also is part of the core Business curriculum so it will also provide you with a strong foundation of business knowledge.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation. Some graduates may wish to transfer to a four-year institution and articulation agreements exist with several colleges.

Digital Marketing A.A.S.
The Digital Marketing degree program is offered to students who seek to obtain an entry-level position in areas that include social media marketing, search engine marketing, internet marketing, digital advertising, Web design, digital content management and Web analytics. Additionally, some students may transfer to four-year colleges and universities to further their education.

While this degree is intended to lead directly to employment upon completion, some of the courses in the program can be transferred to digital marketing or other programs at four-year colleges or universities.

Entrepreneurship Certificate
The Entrepreneurship certificate provides students who already possess specific technical or innovative abilities with key entrepreneurial skills to launch a new business. The program, which can be completed over two semesters, aims to increase the likelihood of your success by reinforcing the concepts and skills necessary to create, design and launch a successful new business.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation. Credits earned in this program are directly applicable to the Entrepreneurship A.A.S. degree program.

Entrepreneurship A.A.S.
Whether you are interested in launching your first business venture, or an existing small business owner looking to grow your current business, the Entrepreneurship degree will give you the necessary skills to pursue that dream. You will learn the fundamentals for increasing the likelihood of building sustainable success in your venture. Coursework will help you develop an entrepreneurial mindset, understand entrepreneurial finance, small business management, marketing, and legal issues for small business owners.

This academic program is primarily designed for those who wish to enter the workforce immediately following graduation. Some students may choose to continue their education further.

Contact Information

Ricky P. Thibodeau
Department Chairperson
Brahan Hall, Room 220
(518) 629-7148
Email: business@hvcc.edu