This degree program is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as accounting technicians or tax technicians. The curriculum is supported by related business courses and a strong general education program for students interested in qualifying for responsible positions in accounting. Designed for a two-year degree or certificate. Students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting should consult the catalog of the transfer institution for specific requirements.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Use personal and ethical frameworks to respond to ethical dilemmas.
- Articulate the role of accounting within economic or industry environments through effective communication.
- Demonstrate analytical and information technology skills needed to solve business problems or give recommendations to improve business processes.
- Bank Examiner1
- Cost Accountant1
- Certified Accountant1
- Credit Card Clerk
- Securities Clerk
- Systems Analyst1
- Tax Specialist/Accountant1
Bachelor Degree or higher required.
Accounting Associate in Science Degree Requirements
|BUS-125||Business Law: Legal Environment of Business||3|
|BUS-150||Individual Income Tax Accounting||3|
|BUS-162||Analysis of Financial Statements||3|
|BUS-176||Computerized Accounting Applications||2|
|CIS-110||Principles of Information Systems||4|
Certificate of Achievement
Students who complete only the major requirements above qualify for a Certificate in Accounting. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.