This degree is designed for those who seek employment in accounting positions.

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Business, Mathematics and Technologies Division

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Associate of Applied Science Degree

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Program Information

Individuals who are seeking their first accounting-related position or those presently in the field who are seeking additional knowledge and skills may benefit from this program.

Occupational Objectives: Career development for individuals seeking positions such as accounting technician, junior accountant, or accounting trainee. Possible job titles include accounts payable clerk, accounts receivable clerk, auditor in the hospitality industry, and other entry-level positions requiring accounting skills. The skills may also be useful for those in retail management and entrepreneurs who wish to better manage their cash flows and financial planning.

Graduation Requirements

Students entering the Accounting associate degree program are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC), which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112, in order to graduate. The WIC for this program is BUS 200. Students who are awarded transfer credit for this course from another institution may fulfill the WIC requirement for this degree program by completing another WIC.

Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.