A.A.S. Degree in Accounting (A25100)

The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the 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, and 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 work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

Suggested Sequence of Courses
FALL SEMESTER 1
ACA 115--Success and Study Skills
ACC 120--Principles of Financial Accounting
BUS 110--Introduction to Business
CIS 110--Introduction to Computers
ECO 251--Principles of Microeconomics
ENG 111--Expository Writing
SPRING SEMESTER 1
ACC 121--Principles of Managerial Accounting
ACC 140--Payroll Accounting
BUS 121--Business Math
ECO 252--Principles of Macroeconomics
*MAT 115--Mathematical Models
SUMMER SEMESTER 1
ACC 129--Individual Income Taxes
ACC 225--Cost Accounting
FALL SEMESTER 2
ACC 220--Intermediate Accounting I
BUS 115--Business Law I
CTS 130--Spreadsheet
**COM 231--Public Speaking
Major Elective
SPRING SEMESTER 2
ACC 150--Accounting Software Applications
ACC 269--Auditing & Assurances Services
BUS 225--Business Finance
BUS 260--Business Communication
Behavioral/Social Science Elective
Major Elective
*May be substituted by MAT 161--College Algebra
**May be substituted by ENG 115--Oral Communication