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Accounting Program

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An associate degree in accounting is your gateway to an exciting professional occupation. With an associate degree, you can graduate with career-ready accounting skills, including basic accounting, cost accounting, taxation, computerized accounting, and managerial accounting. Our students have the option of graduating and going directly into the workforce in this high-demand industry or pursuing a bachelor’s degree at a four-year institution.

Students completing the Accounting degree program will have the skills and knowledge necessary to gain entry into careers such as accounts receivable clerk, accounting assistant, billing clerk, bookkeeper, management trainee, and payroll clerk. In addition to an accounting core, students will develop strong business skills by studying business concepts, management, international business, and business law.

For students interested in continuing with their college education, transfer agreements with four-year institutions may be available. Call or email the department chair for details.

Students in this program will be expected to:

  • Have a strong command of the English language, including written and oral communications;
  • Demonstrate reading comprehension skills appropriate for a college-level class;
  • Demonstrate arithmetic and computation skills;
  • Have sufficient manual dexterity to produce legible written documents in a timely manner and use a keyboard and calculator;
  • Be comfortable using computers and computer application software;
  • Be able to sit or stand at a desk or workstation and stay on task for extended periods of time.

ACCOUNTING DEGREE

 

First Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT131L Accounting I 3 0 3
BUS130L Introduction to Business 3 0 3
ENGL100L English Composition 4 0 4
CIS132L Software Applications 3 2 4
ESNT120L College Essentials 1 0 1
  Mathematics Elective 3 0 3
  Total 17 2 18
 

First Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT132L Accounting II 3 0 3
ENGL124L Business Communications 3 0 3
SOSC231L Microeconomics      
OR        
SOSC232L Macroeconomics 3 0 3
  Business Elective 3 0 3
  Science Elective 3 0 3
  Liberal Arts Elective 3 0 3
  Total 18 0 18
 

Second Year
Fall Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT251L Federal Taxes 3 0 3
ACCT235L Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
BUS231L Principles of Management 3 0 3
BUS238L Business Law I 3 0 3
  Humanities/Fine Arts/Foreign Language Elective 3 0 3
  Total 15 0 15
 

Second Year
Spring Semester

     
Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT231L Cost Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT273L Introduction to Computerized Accounting 2 2 3
CIS235L Spreadsheets 2 2 3
BUS252L Introduction to International Business 3 0 3
  Social Science Elective 3 0 3
  Total 13 4 15
 
Total Credits For First Year: 36
Total Credits for Second Year: 30
Total for A.S. Degree: 66 

ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE

Course Number Title Lecture Lab Credits
ACCT131L Accounting I 3 0 3
ACCT132L Accounting II 3 0 3
ACCT231L Cost Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT235L  Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
ACCT251L Federal Taxes 3 0 3
ACCT273L Introduction to Computerized Accounting 2 2 3
CIS235L Spreadsheets 2 2 3
CIS132L Software Applications 3 2 4
ESNT120L College Essentials 1 0 1
  Total 23 6 26

Total Credits: 26

Accounting students may take any business class to satisfy their business elective so long as it is not required of their program.

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