Accounting

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

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Credit Hours

65

Required Courses

  • SDV 100: Orientation - 1 credits
  • ENG 111: College Composition I - 3 credits
  • ENG 112: College Composition II - 3 credits
  • ACC 211: Principles of Accounting I - 3 credits
  • ACC 213: Accounting Laboratory I - 1 credits
  • ACC 212: Principles of Accounting II - 3 credits
  • ACC 214: Accounting Laboratory II - 1 credits
  • ACC 221: Intermediate Accounting I - 3 credits
  • ACC 222: Intermediate Accounting II - 3 credits
  • ACC 231: Cost Accounting - 3 credits
  • ACC 261: Principles of Federal Taxation - 3 credits
  • ACC 290: Internship or Elective - 3 credits
  • BUS 100: Introduction to Business - 3 credits
  • BUS 200: Principles of Business Management - 3 credits
  • BUS 220: Intro to Business Statistics - 3 credits
  • BUS 241: Business Law I - 3 credits
  • ITE 120: Principles of Information Systems - 3 credits
  • ITE 215: Advanced Computer Applications and Integration - 4 credits
  • MTH 120: Introduction to Mathematics - 3 credits
  • HLT/PED: Health or Physical Ed Elective - 1 credits
  • ECO___: ECO 201: Principles of Macroeconomics or ECO 202: Principles of Microeconomics - 3 credits
  • FIN 215: Financial Management - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Social Science Elective - 3 credits
  • ___ ___: Humanities Elective - 3 credits

Admissions Requirements

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

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 Requirement

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

Electives

  • Students may substitute a higher-level math course to include MTH 152, 157, 163, 164, 173, 180, 271 or 277
  • Students who have taken MTH 163 or 180 or who have sufficiently high assessment test scores may substitute MTH 240.
  • Approved Social Science Electives: ACC 241, ADJ 133, AST 243, CSC 110, BUS 202, MKT 100 and ITE 150.
  • Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the humanities elective requirement for this program.