Accounting - Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum Code: 520

Program Information
Accounting is one of the most rapidly expanding fields in today’s economy. Since it is service oriented, it involves working with people almost as much as with financial records. As an accountant, you will not only collect and report financial data, but also serve as the link between the data and the people who use it.

When You Graduate
Upon completion of this program, students should be able to: •Be prepared for employment in a field related to accounting. •Prepare a set of books and records (both manual and computerized) including the year-end adjustment worksheet. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Prepare a set of financial statements including the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Stockholder’s Equity and Statement of Cash Flow. •Prepare Federal individual income tax return.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Be prepared for employment in a field related to accounting. •Prepare a set of books and records (both manual and computerized) including the year-end adjustment worksheet. •Locate, retrieve and critically evaluate information and information sources. •Prepare a set of financial statements including the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Stockholder’s Equity and


Employment Opportunities:
Accountant

Program Requirements (41)
Credits
AC
103
Accounting Principles I
4
AC
104
Accounting Principles II
4
AC
201
Intermediate Accounting I
4
AC
202
Intermediate Accounting II
4
AC
221
Cost Accounting I
3
AC
231
Federal Taxation: Individuals
3
BU
109
Business Law I
3
BU
115
Introduction to Business or
BU
106
Introduction to Management
3
BU
207
Introduction to Marketing
3
BU
288
Strategic Management
4
BU
Business Elective*
3
CS
Computer Science Elective
3

General Education Requirements (21)
Credits
Humanities Elective
3
Social Science or
Social Science Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II or
EN
103
Technical Writing or
MA
109
Principles of Mathematics
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3

Total Credits: (62)

*Any course in a business related area that has a prefix of BU, OA, CS, RE, AC