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    Jul 21, 2024  
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting | A.A.B.

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Transfer Agreements  

The Accounting program prepares students for compiling and analyzing business transactions and preparing financial reports, such as financial statements, cost studies and tax reports, to name a few. As a career degree, the Accounting curriculum delivers skills for today’s workplace and enhanced transferability.♦  NOTE  The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for the Associate of Business degree. Following the requirements will ensure that all degree and transfer requirements will be met. Additional courses, or courses with higher credit value, may be taken in order to meet the requirements of the major at the transfer institution.

Some possible careers include ► 
accountant, accounting clerk, accounting manager, audit clerk, audit clerk supervisor, bank officer bank teller, bookkeeper, budget officer, collection worker, comptroller, credit manager, insurance clerk, loan officer reconciliation clerk, revenue agent statistical clerk, tax collector and underwriter

Program Outcomes ►
The student will
demonstrate skills in written and oral communication;
use effective interpersonal skills and interact in a team environment;
demonstrate awareness of global world/economic/business issues;
recognize the value of good ethical standards and their application to business and accounting;
demonstrate respect for cultural differences and differing points of view in the business environment;
demonstrate proficiency with business technology for both research and communication of accounting information;
identify the important components of the external environment of a business and explain how the environment influences change; and
apply the principles of financial, managerial and tax accounting.

Semester 1

  ACC 121S Introduction to Financial Accounting     4     ►Meet with advisor to establish student education plan, two-way communication and academic partnership.
►Advisor and student agree on schedule for Semester 2.
  CIS 110S Computer Concepts and Applications     3    
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication     3    
  ENG 121S Composition I     3    
  MTH 119S Business Mathematics   3    
  Credit Hours 16    

Semester 2

  ACC 122S Introduction to Managerial Accounting   4     ►Student to meet with transfer advisor at four-year college.
►Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility for an Accounting Short-Term Technical Certificate. 
  ACC 151S Computerized Accounting II      2    
  BNK 111S Principles of Banking   OR 3    
  MKT 216S Principles of Marketing        
  BUS 223S Business Communication      3    
  CIS 202S Spreadsheets   3    
  ECO 221S Principles of Microeconomics   3      
  Credit Hours 18      

Semester 3

  ACC 214S Intermediate Accounting I    3 C   ►Student should meet with Career Services.
►Advisor to evaluate student’s eligibility to graduate with Accounting Certificate.
►Student to meet with advisor to identify internship opportunities.
  ACC 215S Intermediate Accounting II   3    
  ACC 225S Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting   3    
  Humanities Elective 1 3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective1 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1Refer to AAB general education requirements. 
2To be chosen from PSY 121S or SOC 121S.

Semester 4

  ACC 217S Introduction to Personal Income Taxation    3     ►Student to submit graduation application.
►Advisor to review student education plan to ensure graduation readiness.
►Advisor approves graduation application and encourages student to participate in  commencement ceremony. 
  ACC 231S Auditing       3    
  ACC 280S Accounting Capstone  OR  3    
  ACC 291L Internship Experience  AND       
  ACC 291R Internship Seminar        
  BUS 235S Business Law       4    
  FIN 229S Business Finance      3    
  Credit Hours 16    

Total Credit Hours | 65

♦ Designed for students who have completed prerequisites and have met college preparatory requirements in math, English and basic computer skills.

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