Jul 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting, AAS

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs

Additional information available on the Accounting Department website.

Recommended basic skills courses are

  • College Readiness in English
  • College Readiness for Quantitative Literacy 

Graduates of this program are prepared to enter an accounting career. Accountants work for business, industry, and various governmental agencies.

Students may complete deficiencies concurrently with the beginning courses in the program. Students not meeting a course prerequisite must have instructor permission to enroll.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Accounting degree program, students should be able to:

  • Perform each of the steps of the Accounting Cycle
  • Apply basic Managerial Accounting concepts, including costing systems, budgets, and cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Apply ethical principles to solve Accounting dilemmas
  • Perform basic Accounting functions using Excel
  • Use QuickBooks in a business setting
  • Process payroll manually
  • Analyze individual taxpayer scenarios in order to prepare Income Tax returns, using the current Internal Revenue Code
  •  Apply basic managerial accounting concepts, including costing systems
  • Communicate Accounting concepts adequately in written format

Total Credit Hours: 15

Additional Required Courses

Total Credit Hours: 45-46

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs