2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
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Accounting - AAS

Progression Plan - Accounting AAS  


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).
  2. Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedure.
  3. Prepare and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies.
  4. Prepare complex tax returns and communicate the effects of tax rules for individuals, partnerships and corporations.
  5. Demonstrate professional business communication skills.
  6. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, interpret and communicate financial information.
  7. Research and recommend resolution of business issues, including ethical implications of alternatives.