Accounting A.A.S. (ACC)

Attention This is an overview of the program. The course sequencing is meant to serve as a guideline for your semester planning. Please note that the scheduling of courses, program sequencing and curriculum are subject to change.

The Accounting Associate Degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

This career program is designed to provide students with the necessary skills for entry-level accounting positions in such areas as accounts receivable, billing and posting, accounts payable, payroll and purchasing. Or, use this program as a starting point to pursue a bachelor’s degree and look forward to career opportunities in corporate accounting, public accounting and auditing, non profit and government accounting, tax and consulting services.

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

• describe and illustrate basic financial accounting concepts and principles.
• create and utilize management accounting information for decision-making purposes.
• demonstrate the accounting and reporting of equity in a business.
• demonstrate effective communication.
• apply accounting concepts and principles for preparing and analyzing financial statements and business operations.
• apply financial and cost accounting principles and procedures to a manufacturing business.
• demonstrate and integrate computer literacy within an accounting framework.
• recognize ethical problems in business.
• apply legal principles, particularly rules of contracts, to all business activities.