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Associate in Science Degree Program

Accounting

Students will focus on financial, managerial and tax accounting theory and practices. Computer applications are an integral part of the course work. Upon completion, students will be prepared for an entry-level position, advancement in a current position, or transfer to a four-year degree program.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply a comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles that is appropriate in the recording and reporting of financial information
  2. Use analysis, synthesis, and evaluation skills to solve general accounting problems or problems in areas of accounting specialization
  3. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in professional accounting situations
  4. Use library and computer resources both to gather and present accounting information
  5. Interact appropriately and effectively with others in accounting settings
  6. Demonstrate proficiency in utilizing accounting computer software programs
  7. Analyze and use financial reports for decision-making
  8. Understand standards of professional conduct and ethical issues related to accounting and to their areas of specialization
Course of Study¹
First Semester
Credits
Principles of Accounting I
4
Introduction to Software Applications
3
Composition
3
or 102, 103, 201, 202, 121, 122
3
MAT* ___
Mathematics Elective
3
Second Semester
Principles of Accounting II
4
Managerial Finance OR
Spreadsheet Applications
3
Composition and Literature
3
HIS* ___
History Elective
Principles of Marketing
3
Third Semester
Intermediate Accounting I
3
Federal Taxes I
3
Business Law I
3
BBG* 202
Principles of Management
3
Principles of Macroeconomics
3
Fourth Semester
Principles of Managerial Accounting
3
Accounting Computer Applications I
3
Legal Environment of Business
3
Public Speaking
3
General Psychology I
3

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pre-requisites and additional information.

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