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Accounting - AAS ∞

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The Accounting degree program prepares students for employment in entry level positions in the accounting profession.

Credit Hours Required: 61

Note: Since this degree prepares students directly for employment, students interested in a transfer program in accounting should see an academic advisor for other educational options.

Note: This program can be completed entirely online. Not all general education options or program electives are offered online, however there will be a variety of online classes from which to choose in order to meet the requirements.

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AAS General Education Requirements (19 credits)

Note: 1 Select from two different prefixes

Program Electives (6 credits)

Select 6 credit hours from the following courses:

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Accounting Degree program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS). (ACC 121, ACC 122, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 160, ACC 233, 234)
  2. Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedure.  (ACC 132)
  3. Prepare, analyze, interpret and communicate financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies.  (ACC 121, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 160, ACC 162, ACC 233, ACC 234, MGT 233)
  4. Analyze and communicate the effects of tax rules on individuals, partnerships and corporations, and prepare complex tax returns for each.  (ACC 115, ACC 117)
  5. Utilize professional business communication skills. (CSA 126, MGT 233) 
  6. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, interpret and communicate financial information. (ACC 115, ACC 117, ACC 122, ACC 160, ACC 162, CSA 126, MGT 233)
  7. Identify, research, and recommend resolution of business issues, including ethical implications of alternatives. (ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 233, ACC 234, BSA 131, ECN 236, MGT 132)

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