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Accounting & Finance AAS Degree (A25800)

Please Note:  Program changes effective 2018 Fall. Please see your advisor if working off of an older catalog.

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accounting and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

 

Accounting and Finance (Day) Semester Schedule

First Year - Fall Semester

ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting Credits: 4
CIS 110 Introduction to Computers Credits: 3
ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics Credits: 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
  Math Option*** Credits: 3-4
    Credits: 17-18

First Year - Spring Semester

ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting Credits: 4
ACC 122 Principles of Financial Account II Credits: 3
ACC 129 Individual Income Taxes Credits: 3
ACC 150 Accounting Software Applications Credits: 2
CTS 130 Spreadsheets Credits: 3
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics Credits: 3
    Credits: 14

First Year - Summer Semester

COM 231 Public Speaking Credits: 3
   or    
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines Credits: 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* Credits: 3
    Credits: 6

Second Year - Fall Semester

ACC 130 Business Income Taxes Credits: 3
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I Credits: 4
BUS 115 Business Law I Credits: 3
BUS 125 Personal Finance Credits: 3
    Credits: 13

Second Year - Spring Semester

ACC 221 Intermediate Accounting II Credits: 4
ACC 225 Cost Accounting Credits: 3
BUS 137 Principles of Management Credits: 3
WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I Credits: 1
   and    
WBL 115 Work-Based Learning Seminar I Credits: 1
   or    
  Business Elective ** Credits: 3
    Credits: 12-13