Degree Offered: Associate in Applied Science

Credits Required: 60/61 (2017-2018 Academic Year)

Accounting is one of the fastest growing employment fields in America today, and the future job outlook for good accountants is excellent. The accounting curriculum is designed to fill this need by offering students the necessary accounting theories and skills for entry into the accounting profession.

Graduates of this program may attain positions such as: accountant, accounting manager, office manager, small business manager, accounting clerk, payroll clerk, accounting assistant, bank account representative, accounts payable/accounts receivable clerk, accounting office assistant.

Please note second year Accounting courses (ACCT200, ACCT211, 212, 215, 216) are only offered as evening courses.

Program Outcomes

Graduates will be able to

  1. Complete an entire accounting cycle (postings, adjustments, closing and financial reports) using QuickBooks.
  2. Analyze business transactions.
  3. Complete individual tax returns, including Schedule C, while utilizing tax accounting software.  
  4. Apply cost accounting methods to evaluate business performance.
  5. Utilize and calculate financial ratios to analyze financial performance.


Curriculum - 1st Year

First Semester - 15 Credits

ACCT 110Financial Accounting 3.00
BUSM 112Principles of Management 3.00
CIST 100Introduction to Information Tech 3.00
BUSM 255Macroeconomics 3.00
WRIT 101English Composition 3.00

Second Semester - 15 Credits

ACCT 111Managerial Accounting 3.00
BUSM 256Microeconomics 3.00
CIST 106Software Productivity Tools 3.00
COMM 201Public Speaking 3.00
 TAOC Category Six (LITR) 

Curriculum - 2nd Year

Third Semester - 15/16 Credits

ACCT 200Quickbooks (EVENING)3.00
ACCT 211Intermediate Accounting I (EVENING)3.00
ACCT 215Tax Accounting (EVENING)3.00
BUSM 205Business Law 3.00
 TAOC Category Three 

Fourth Semester - 15 Credits

ACCT 212Intermediate Accounting II (EVENING)3.00
ACCT 216Cost Accounting (EVENING)3.00
BUSM 200Business Finance 3.00
BUSM 270Business Internship 3.00
PSYC 101General Psychology 3.00