A.A.S. in Accounting

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Accounting

This program is designed to provide the student with strong academic preparation in accounting, general business, and liberal arts and sciences. Accounting graduates are prepared to take an entry-level job in the accounting field or to continue their education in a baccalaureate program.

General Education Core Requirements for Accounting

English Composition I (EN101)
English Composition II (EN102)

One course selected from the following:

Calculus for Technical and Business Students†† (MA128)  or
Pre-calculus and Elements of Calculus For Business Students†† (MA-260)


Laboratory Science
Social Sciences or History elective or Speech Communication (SP211)
Economics (SS211 or SS212)

Business Requirements for Accounting

Principles of Accounting I (BU101)
Principles of Accounting II (BU102)
Intermediate Accounting I (BU103)
Intermediate Accounting II (BU104)
Income Taxation (BU108)
Cost Accounting (BU110)
Computer Applications in Accounting (BU111)
Business Organization and Management (BU201)
Principles of Statistics (BU203)
Business Law I (BU301)
Introduction to Microcomputer Applications (BU500)
Principles of Finance (BU701 §)


†† For students planning to transfer to an accounting program at a four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that they complete a calculus course prior to transfer. Students may substitute MA-441 (Analytic Geometry and Calculus I). Students should check with the institution to which they plan to transfer regarding the course that will satisfy this requirement.

§ Sections of this course denoted as “WI” may be taken to partially satisfy the Writing Intensive Requirement.

Two (2) Writing Intensive classes are required for the Associate degree.

Meet the Business Department Faculty members.