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Accounting

An Associate’s Degree in Accounting provides graduates with solid accounting principles, including tax and payroll, along with their computer applications. The addition of specialized business skills and the general education courses equip the graduate for a variety of responsibilities which provide the opportunity for career growth and success in highly specialized or general accounting positions.
 

Graduates of the Accounting Degree Program will:

  • Have the ability to apply skills and knowledge learned forentry-level employment.
  • Demonstrate financial and tax decision-making skills.
  • Display the ethical behavior required in the accounting profession.
  • Demonstrate competency in program specific software.
  • Have a general education background necessary for competency in entry-level employment.

Core Courses (76 Credit Hours)
AC 101: Principles of Accounting I - 4 credits
AC 102: Principles of Accounting II - 4 credits
AC 103: Principles of Accounting III - 4 credits
AC 200: Automated Accounting Procedures I - 4 credits
AC 209: Automated Accounting II - 4 credits
AC 201: Payroll Accounting - 4 credits
AC 202: Federal Taxation I - 4 credits
AC 203: Federal Taxation II - 4 credits
AC 204: Intermediate Accounting I - 4 credits
AC 205: Intermediate Accounting II - 4 credits
CS 101: Intro to Computers - 4 credits
CS 235: Spreadsheet Applications - 4 credits
CM 250: Business Communications - 4 credits
LA 131: Business Law - 4 credits
MA 141: Business Mathematics I - 4 credits
MA 242: Business Mathematics II - 4 credits
MN 120: Business Organization - 4 credits
MN 227: Finance - 4 credits
WP 254: Word I - 4 credits

General Education Courses (24 Credit Hours)
CM 101: Ethics & Professionalism - 4 credits 
EN 161: English Composition I - 4 credits
EN 162: English Composition II - 4 credits
GE 212: College Mathematics - 4 credits
2 Additional GE Elective Courses - 8 credits

Electives (8 Credit Hours)
2 Approved Elective Courses - 8 credits

Associate's Degree Requirements
Total Quarter Hours: 108
Length of Time: 18 months - Maximum full-time enrollment
                         27 months - Minimum full-time enrollment



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