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Accounting Associate

Associate in Applied Science Degree*
63 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0005

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area C — 

Science 

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Science

3

 

One course from a social or behavioral science discipline
(ECO 202 recommended)

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts 

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Global Studies**

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Global Studies requirement

 

Other General Education credits 

0-3

 

Additional credits from Areas B, C, D, E or F if needed to meet 18 credit hour minimum

 


Total General Education Requirements:


18



Major Requirements***:



Credit Hours

ACC 153 Principles of Financial Accounting 

4

ACC 154 Principles of Managerial Accounting

4

ACC 164 Microsoft Excel for Accountants 

1

ACC 170 Payroll Tax Accounting

1

ACC 173 Accounting with QuickBooks I
  or
ACC 175 Accounting with Sage 50 - Part 1

1

ACC 241 Intermediate Accounting I† 

4

ACC 244 Income Tax Accounting

3

ACC 250 Accounting Systems and Procedures 

3

ACC 255 Careers in Accounting

2

BUS 101 Introduction to Business 

3

BUS 107 Business Ethics
  or
MGT 276 Corporate Social Responsibility and Decision Making

3

BUS 221 Business Law 

3

CIS 103 Computer Software and Concepts

4

ECO 201 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

MGT 118 Effective Management Communications

3

Additional ACC courses to complete the 45-credit-hour major requirements

3


Total Major Requirements:


45


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:


63


*May be completed entirely online.

**Students may take a Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement. 

***ACC 251 QuickBooks Consulting (3 credit hours) can substitute for ACC 173 (1 credit hour) plus 2 hours of accounting electives.

†Students who took ACC 241 when it was 3 credit hours must take one more credit hour of ACC electives.

 

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IMPORTANT DATES


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

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