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Accounting AAS Degree (A25100)

The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of
business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process and communicate essential information about financial operations.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. 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 positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With Workerience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.


Accounting (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
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy Credits: 3
    Credits: 17

First Year - Spring Semester

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
ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciplines Credits: 3
  Business Elective** Credits: 2-4
  Humanities/Fine Arts Elective* Credits: 3
    Credits: 8-10

Second Year - Fall Semester

ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting Credits: 4
ACC 130 Business Income Taxes Credits: 3
ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I Credits: 4
BUS 115 Business Law I Credits: 3
    Credits: 14

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
WBL 115 Work-Based Learning Seminar I Credits: 1
    Credits: 12