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Career and Technical Studies
Degree: 
Associate of Applied Science in Business Management with a major in Accounting
Length: 
Four-semester (two-year) program
Purpose: 

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Management with a major 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¬†

Program Requirements:

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 1411
1

Students may substitute MTH 157 or higher

Business Mathematics I 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
AST 205 Business Communications 3 0 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3 0 3
Elective3
3

Course may be chosen from the Program Electives table--Humanities General Electives in the catalog.

Humanities Elective 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

HTL 143 does not meet HLT/PED degree requirement.

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

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