From welding to philosophy, FRCC has a program for you.

Is a bachelor's degree your goal? Our two-year associate degrees (A.A., A.S.) are guaranteed to transfer to four-year public schools in Colorado.

Need skills? Our technical degrees (A.A.S.) and certificates launch you into a career. Some certificates can be completed in just one semester!

Select a campus to see what programs are offered there.  Click on a program name for required classes, contacts, starting salaries, and more.

Accounting Degree

Offered at: Boulder, Westminster, Online 

Through Front Range Community College, you can earn your Accounting certificate, AAS Accounting degree, or begin working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. With so many options, plus the ability to take online accounting classes, FRCC sets you up for success in your future career. 

A.A.S. in Accounting

60 credits
(4 semesters)

With an A.A.S. degree in Accounting, you can work in business, industry, government, and other organizations. You will be ready to work effectively under the supervision of controllers, chief accountants, accounting supervisors, certified public accountants, and other professional accountants.

Accounting degree: See required courses and descriptions.

All classes for this degree are offered online.

Accounting Certificates

Earning an accounting certificate is a great way to get into the industry. With several options available, FRCC can help you complete the courses you need to get started in your career.


21 credits
(2 semesters)

This certificate program prepares students for a variety of entry-level clerical and technical positions that have a recordkeeping or bookkeeping component.

Offered at Boulder, Westminster and online campuses. Larimer Evening classes only.

Bookkeeping certificate: See required courses and descriptions.

Tax Preparation

19 credits 
(2 semesters)

This Tax Preparation Certificate prepares students with the practical skills needed to perform income tax preparation for individuals, corporations, estates, and trusts.

Offered at Boulder, Westminster and online campuses.

Tax Preparation certificate: See required courses and descriptions.


What You Will Learn

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  1. Prepare effective business written communications.
  2. Identify different types of business organizations.
  3. Demonstrate basic software program skills for organizing and managing data.
  4. Demonstrate effective business presentation skills.
  5. Develop teamwork skills.
  6. Analyze financial ratios
  7. Discuss issues in ethics and corporate social responsibility.
  8. Apply critical thinking skills to business scenarios.
  9. Prepare an effective resume and cover letter targeted to a specific job.
  10. Demonstrate double entry accounting.

Start your Journey Towards a Bachelor Degree in Accounting

Kick-start your degree in accounting with FRCC’s Business degree (A.A.) for Transfer. With this degree, you will have a grasp of the “big picture” of business, so you are ready to concentrate on accounting as your major at any public four-year college or university in Colorado.

Transfer to Regis University

FRCC students can transfer to Regis. See transfer guide and meet with an advisor for more information.

Accounting Jobs & Salaries

Jobs Entry Average Experienced
Bookkeeper $30,995        
Billing Clerk $32,446
Budget Analyst $65,015
Colorado Dept. of Labor & Employment (2021)

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