Associate of Applied Science Degree
Four Semester (Two-Year) Program
The Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in Accounting is designed primarily for persons who seek full-time employment in the accounting field immediately upon completion of the community college program. Those who are seeking their first employment in an accounting position and those presently in accounting who are seeking a promotion may benefit from this program.
In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in Accounting requires English prerequisites as described in the catalog. Additionally, students should have command of the fundamental processes of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals.
The first two semesters (first year) of the Associate in Applied Science Degree Program in Accounting are similar to other curricula in business. In the second year, students will pursue their specialty in accounting. The curriculum will include technical courses in accounting, courses in related areas, general education, and electives. Instruction will include both theoretical concepts and practical applications needed for future success in accounting.
Students are urged to consult with their faculty advisor and a counselor to plan a program and select electives. Courses within this program may be applied to four-year colleges at the discretion of those institutions. Upon satisfactory completion of the four-semester curriculum listed below, the student will receive the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Accounting.
Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college after completing A.A.S. degree requirements should inform their academic advisors at the beginning of studies to determine the appropriate courses to meet transfer requirements.
|ACC||211||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|AST||117||Keyboarding for Computer Usage||1|
|BUS||100||Introduction to Business||3|
|ENG||111||College Composition I||3|
|MTH||141||Business Mathematics I 1||3|
|SDV||100||College Success Skills||1|
|ACC||212||Principles of Accounting II||4|
|BUS||226||Computer Business Applications||3|
|ENG||116||Writing for Business||3|
|CST||100||Principles of Public Speaking||3|
|ACC||221||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|ACC||261||Principles of Federal Taxation I||3|
|BUS||200||Principles of Management||3|
|BUS||241||Business Law I||3|
|_____||_____||Health or Physical Education||1|
|ACC||222||Intermediate Accounting II||3|
|ACC||231||Cost Accounting I||3|
|ACC||297||Cooperative Education ( ACC 290 or ACC 299)||3|
|ECO||120||Survey of Economics (or ECO 201)1||3|
|_____||_____||Social Science Elective 2||3|
|_____||_____||Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 2||3|
|Total Minimum Credits||67|
1 Students who plan to transfer must take MTH 163 and ECO 201.
2 Students may choose from college approved Social Science and Humanities/Fine Arts electives.
The following courses are offered every other year for evening students:
• ACC 124 (Fall 2016) • ACC 215 (Spring 2018) • ACC 221 (Fall 2016) • ACC 222 (Spring 2018) • ACC 231 (Spring 2017) • ACC 261 (Fall 2016)
The following courses are offered online in alternating years from the night classed:
• ACC 124 (Fall 2017) • ACC 215 (Spring 2017) • ACC 221 (Fall 2016) • ACC 222 (Spring 2017) • ACC 231 (Spring 2018) • ACC 241 (Fall 2017) • ACC 261 (Fall 2015)
The following courses are offered online every semester :
• ACC 211 • ACC 212