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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.

Course Sequence: 
Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
First Semester
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 Concepts & Applications 3 0 3
MTH 141 Business Mathematics I 3 0 3
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 17
Second Semester
ACC 212 Principles of Accounting II 4 0 4
BUS 200
Principles of Management 3 0 3
CST 110 Intro. to Communications 3 0 3
ECO 120 Survey of Economics 3 0 3
ITE 215 Advanced Computer Applications & Integration 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Third Semester
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 Communications in Management 3 0 3
BUS 241 Business Law I 3 0 3
Elective1 Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3 0 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 18 0 18
Fourth Semester
ACC 222 Intermediate Accounting II 3 0 3
ACC 261 Principles of Federal Taxation 3 0 3
AST 236 Specialized Software (Excel) 3 0 3
BUS 242 Business Law II 3 0 3
FIN 215 Financial Management 3 0 3
HLT/PED Health or Phys. Ed. Elective 1 0 1
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 16 0 16
Total Minimum Credits Required for this Curriculum 67
Notes: 

1Courses may be chosen from the Transfer Humanities Electives.

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