Accounting AAS

The Accounting program is designed to prepare the graduate for employment in an entry-level accounting position as a bookkeeper. 

Career Pathway

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • create financial statements, performing each step in double entry accounting cycle in both a manual and computerized environment utilizing QuickBooks.
  • prepare all calculations, entries and reports for a  complete payroll cycle.
  • evaluate financial statements as they affect the profitability, liquidity, and solvency of the business organization.
  • report accounting information relevant for managerial planning and decision making in both a manual and computerized environment utilizing QuickBooks.
  • apply the laws, regulations, and accounting practices pertaining to individual federal taxes.

CURRICULUM

FIRST SEMESTER

ENG 101 English Composition I 3
ACC 110 Business Mathematics 3
ACC 115 Financial Accounting 4
MGT 111 Principles of Management 3
Elective Core Goal 10: Exercise and Health Sciences 2-3

(15-16 Credit Hours)

SECOND SEMESTER

ENG 117 or ENG 102 Writing for Business and Industry or English Composition II 3
ACC 116 Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 150 The Legal Environment of Business 3
CIS 110 Management Information Systems 3
ECO 110 or ECO 121 Elements of Economics or Macroeconomics 3

(15 Credit Hours)

THIRD SEMESTER

CIS 215 Decision-Making Using Spreadsheets 3
ACC 117 Payroll Accounting 3
ACC 118 Professional Bookkeeping 3
ACC 241 Tax Accounting 3
Elective Core Goal 6: Intellectual Heritage and
Core Goal 7: Aesthetic Sensibility & the Arts
3

(15 Credit Hours)

FOURTH SEMESTER

Elective Core Goal 1b: Oral Communication and
Core Goal 11: Civic Responsibility
3
ACC 221 Accounting Information Systems 3
Elective ACC 211, ACC 230, ACC 242 or ACC 251 3
Elective ACC, ECO, MGT, MKT, OFM, RES OR ETP
EXCEPT ETP 112 Entrepreneurial Accounting
3
Elective Core Goal 8: Physical & Life Sciences 3-4

(15-16 Credit Hours)

TOTAL PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS: 60-62

 

 Date Created: 3/6/2015


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