Associate of Applied Science in Accounting

Admission Requirements

Satisfy the Application and Admission Requirements for Associate Degrees.

Graduation Requirements

Program Requirements

ACCT A101Principles of Financial Accounting I3
ACCT A102Principles of Financial Accounting II3
ACCT A202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
ACCT A210Income Tax Preparation3
ACCT A222Introduction to Computerized Accounting3
ACCT A225Payroll Accounting3
ACCT A230Workpaper Preparation and Presentation3
BA A151Business Foundations3
BA/JUST A241Business Law I3
CIS A110Computer Concepts in Business3
ECON A201Principles of Macroeconomics3
MATH A105Intermediate Algebra *3
Complete 9 credits of electives. Students may choose any course at the 100 level or above in ACCT, BA, CIS, CIOS, ECON or LOG but may not choose more than 6 credits from one discipline. **9
Total Credits45
*

Any higher-level MATH course with a minimum grade of C will satisfy the MATH A105 requirement.

**

Students using CIOS A260A to meet the written communication skills General Course Requirement may not also apply it as an elective course for this program. Students using an ECON course to meet the social sciences General Course Requirement may not also apply it as an elective course for this program.

A total of 60 credits is required for the degree. 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to provide written documentation summarizing accounting information in an organized manner.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the fundamental accounting equation in the analysis and recording of business transactions and understand the concepts underlying the preparation of financial statements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to use special journals and subsidiary ledgers in the analysis and recording of business transactions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of state and federal payroll tax laws and properly calculate, record, and report payroll transactions for an organization.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental income tax laws and prepare an individual income tax return.
  • Demonstrate competency using computer technology in the accounting processing cycle.