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Degree: 
Associate of Applied Science in Accounting
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose: 

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting is designed primarily for persons seeking full-time employment in the accounting field. Persons seeking their first employment in an accounting position and those seeking to upgrade their current position may benefit from this program.

Occupational Objectives: 

Accounting Trainee
Accounting Technician
Junior Accountant
Accountant
Bookkeeper

In addition to the admission requirements established for the college, entry into the Accounting program requires competency in English and Math Essentials MTE 1-3 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostic tests, or by satisfactorily completing the required MTE units or equivalent.

The following list is a suggested sequence in which students may plan their class schedules to ensure graduation in two years.

First Year
First Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ACC 211 Principles of Accounting I 4 0 4
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3 0 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 0 3
ITE 115 Introduction to Computer Applications and Concepts 3 0 3
MTH 1321
1

Students may substitute MTH 154, MTH 155, MTH 161, MTH 162, or MTH 167

Business Mathematics 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 17 0 17
Second Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 4 0 4
BUS 200 Principles of Management 3 0 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication 3 0 3
ECO 1202
2

Students may substitute ECO 201 or ECO 202.

Survey of Economics 3 0 3
ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications and Integration 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Second Year
Third Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ACC 215 Computerized Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 221 Intermediate Accounting I 3 0 3
ACC 231 Cost Accounting I 3 0 3
BUS 236 Communication in Management 3 0 3
HUM 1003
3

Humanities Elective:  HUM 100, REL 200, CST 151, ART 101, MUS 121

Survey of the Humanities 3 0 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 18 0 18
Fourth Semester
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ACC 222 Intermediate Accounting II 3 0 3
ACC 261 Principles of Federal Taxation I 3 0 3
AST 236 Specialized Software Applications 3 0 3
BUS 242 Business Law II 3 0 3
FIN 215 Financial Management 3 0 3
HLT/PED4
4

Health or PED Elective:  HLT 116, PED 107, PED 109, PED 111, PED 147

Health or Phys. Ed. Elective 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Notes:

 

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