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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.

 

Also see
Accounting Department
Careers in Accounting
All Degrees and Certificates

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IMPORTANT DATES


February 14
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record*.

February 15
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 16
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

February 28
Incomplete (I) grades from fall 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

March 11
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

March 14 -20
Spring Break

March 21
Classes resume after Spring Break.

March 23
Registration opens for summer 2016 semester.

March 27
Last day to withdraw with a "W" from 16-week courses; Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after March 29.

April 6
Registration opens for fall 2016 semester.


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