Accounting and Finance (A25800)

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Online Option Available

The Accounting and Finance curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.

Students may be required to take developmental courses in Math and/or English as a result of high school GPA or pre-enrollment placements tests. Therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Consult a program advisor for more information.

Fall Semester (14-15 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACA 115 Success and Study Skills

or

ACA 122 College Transfer Success

0

2

0

0

1

ACC 120 Prin of Financial Accounting

3

2

0

0

4

BUS 110 Introduction to Business

or

BUS 137 Principles of Management

3

0

0

0

3

CTS 130 Spreadsheet

2

2

0

0

3

MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy

or

MAT 152 Statistical Methods I

2

or

3

2

0

0

3

or

4

Spring Semester (14 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACC 121 Prin of Managerial Accounting

3

2

0

0

4

ACC 140 Payroll Accounting

1

2

0

0

2

ACC 150 Accounting Software App

1

3

0

0

2

ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry

3

0

0

0

3

CIS 110 Introduction to Computers

2

2

0

0

3

Complete Bookkeeping I Certificate (C25800B)
ACC 120, ACC 121, ACC 122, ACC 150, and CTS 130

Summer Term (9 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACC 122 Prin of Financial Acct II

3

0

0

0

3

ENG 112 Writing/Research in the Disciple

or

ENG 114 Prof. Research and Reporting

3

0

0

0

3

*3 Credits must be selected from the list of humanities electives.

Fall Semester (16 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACC 129 Individual Income Tax

2

2

0

0

3

ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I

3

2

0

0

4

BUS 115 Business Law I

3

0

0

0

3

ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics

or

ECO 252 Principles of Macroeconomics

3

0

0

0

3

BUS 270 Professional Development

or

LDR 110 Introduction to Leadership

3

0

0

0

3

Spring Semester (13 Credits)

course

class

lab

Clinic

work Exp.

credit

ACC 227 Practices in Accounting

3

0

0

0

3

ACC 240 Gov & Not-For-Profit Acct

3

0

0

0

3

BUS 225 Business Finance

2

2

0

0

3

WBL 111 Work-Based Learning I

0

0

0

10

1

*3 Credits must be selected from the list of social/behavioral electives.

Complete Bookkeeping II Certificate (C25800C)
ACC 129, ACC 140, ACC 220, ACC 227, ACC 240 and CTS 130

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 66-67