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Accounting A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science
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The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble, analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations, including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.


Courses requiring a grade of “C” or better: ACA, ACC, BUS, CIS, CTS, ECO and MKT

First Semester (Fall)

Second Semester (Spring)

Third Semester (Summer)

Subject Course Number Title Credit Hours
BUS 137 Principles of Management 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3
ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3

Fourth Semester (Fall)

Semester Notes
  • ENG 110 may be substituted for ENG 111

Total Credit Hours Required


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