Accounting Transfer Track
  • Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS)

A degree in accounting opens doors in every kind of business from coast to coast.

FVCC’s Accounting transfer track prepares students to transfer to the University of Montana, Montana State University and other four-year institutions that offer bachelor degrees in accounting. In addition, MSU Billings and MSU Northern offer opportunities to complete a bachelor’s degree online in several business-related areas such as Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration and more. See your advisor about online bachelor degree options.


  • The annual mean wage for an accountant with a bachelor’s degree or higher working in Montana is $78,090, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Attributes of Successful Accountants

  • Strong math skills
  • Enjoy learning to use new software and technology
  • Honest, trustworthy and able to maintain confidential information
  • Detail-oriented
  • Good communication skills

In addition to General Education Requirements, accounting students typically take the following courses at FVCC prior to transferring:

Course NumberCourse Title
ACTG 201Principles of Financial Accounting
ACTG 202Principles of Managerial Accounting
BGEN 235Business Law
BMIS 211Introduction to Business Decision Support
ECNS 201Principles of Microeconomics
ECNS 202Principles of Macroeconomics
STAT 216Introduction to Statistics

Transfer Tips

  • Accounting transfer track students should work closely with an advisor to customize a course of study based on their transfer goals. Students should also become familiar with transfer school programs, as it is the student’s responsibility to check with each transfer school in order to determine specific prerequisite courses and equivalencies.

FVCC also offers a one-year Certificate of Applied Science and a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting Technology.


Student Support Center Advisor

Jori Bullemer

LRC 129

(406) 756-3905
Faculty Advisor

Ronnie Laudati

BSS 127

(406) 756-3990

For general information, contact the Admissions office: (406) 756-3847.