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ACCOUNTING

DEGREE: Associate in Applied Science with a major in Accounting

To provide students with the accounting skills necessary for career opportunities such as general accounting, financial accounting, cost accounting assistants, accounts payable clerk, payroll clerk, accounts receivable clerk, and purchasing agent.

Students who obtain an Associate in Business - Accounting are prepared for a variety of career opportunities. These include general accounting, financial accounting, cost accounting assistant, accounts payable clerk, payroll clerk, and purchasing agent. All businesses need to keep financial records and there are many possibilities for varied and exciting careers in fields from movie production to government accounting.

PREREQUISITES FOR ENTRANCE

Required Courses

High School: None
College: None

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Requirements

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. Any course with one of the following prefixes requires a grade of "C" or better: ACC

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Course Requirements


Course Class Lab Credit
MAT 165 Statistics 3 0 3
3 0 3

General Education Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
ECO 201 Economic Concepts 3 0 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
12 0 12

Required Major Core Courses


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3 0 3
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 3 0 3
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3 0 3
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
BUS 123 Business Law II 3 0 3
15 0 15

Other Hours Required for Graduation


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 111 Accounting Concepts 3 0 3
ACC 112 Organizational Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 115 Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 230 Cost Accounting I 3 0 3
ACC 231 Cost Accounting II 3 0 3
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 265 Not-For-Profit Accounting 3 0 3
BUS 240 Business Statistics 3 0 3
MGT 280 Executive Development 3 0 3
30 0 30
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  60

SEMESTER CURRICULUM

SEMESTER 1 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 111 Accounting Concepts 3 0 3
BUS 123 Business Law II 3 0 3
ECO 201 Economic Concepts 3 0 3
MAT 165 Statistics 3 0 3
XXX XXX Elective: Humanities/Fine Arts 3 0 3
15 0 15

SEMESTER 2 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 112 Organizational Accounting 3 0 3
AOT 261 Office Spreadsheet Applications 3 0 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3 0 3
MGT 280 Executive Development 3 0 3
SPC 205 Public Speaking 3 0 3
15 0 15

SEMESTER 3 (Fall)


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I 3 0 3
ACC 115 Managerial Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 230 Cost Accounting I 3 0 3
ACC 265 Not-For-Profit Accounting 3 0 3
15 0 15

SEMESTER 4 (Spring)


Course Class Lab Credit
ACC 102 Accounting Principles II 3 0 3
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting I 3 0 3
ACC 231 Cost Accounting II 3 0 3
ACC 240 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
BUS 240 Business Statistics 3 0 3
15 0 15
Minimum Total Credit Hours:  60

PROGRAM AND EMPLOYMENT TIDBITS

Contact Person: Winnie Riley

Waiting List: No

Local Starting Salary: $23,500.00

Local Average Salary: $33,000.00

National Starting Salary: $25,000.00

National Average Salary: $35,000.00