2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
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Accounting - AAS

Progression Plan - AAS Accounting  


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 131, ACC 132, ACC 233)
  2. Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedure.(ACC 132)
  3. Prepare and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies.(ACC 121, ACC 122, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 233, ACC 234)
  4. Prepare complex tax returns and communicate the effects of tax rules for individuals, partnerships and corporations.(ACC 115, ACC 117, ACC 122, ACC 234)
  5. Demonstrate professional business communication skills. (BSA 131, CSA 126, ACC 296, ECN 236, MGT 233)
  6. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, interpret and communicate financial information. (ACC 117, ACC 122, ACC 160, ACC 162, CSA 126, ACC 296)
  7. Research and recommend resolution of business issues, including ethical implications of alternatives. (ACC 121, ACC 131, ACC 132, ACC 233, ACC 296, BSA 237, ECN 236, MGT 132)