General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated
General Catalog 2013-2014 Updated > Programs of Study > Accounting > Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree
Program Purpose : The Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the accounting profession. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. Areas covered in this program include maintaining a set of books for business entities, account classifications, subsidiary record accounting, corporate accounting, cost accounting, payroll, computerized accounting, spreadsheet fundamentals, and tax preparation. The program emphasizes a combination of accounting theory and practical application necessary for successful employment using both manual and computerized accounting systems. Program graduates receive an Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree.
Required Minimum: 15 Semester Credit Hours
Successful completion of ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric is required
(Choose One of the Following)
To meet the minimum required 15 semester credit hours in General Core courses an additional 3 semester credit hours must be selected from a course in Area I, Area II, Area III, or Area IV. Science courses in BIOL, CHEM, and PHYS may also satisfy this requirement.
Total Credit Hours: 64
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