The Accounting Associate of Applied Science Option qualifies graduates for employment as accounting managers, full-charge bookkeepers, staff accountants, accounts payable managers, and accounts receivable managers.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Apply effective written and verbal communication skills individually and in groups.
- Apply analytical, technology, and reasoning skills relevant to the profession.
- Apply appropriate ethical choices on both a professional and personal level.
- Demonstrate an understanding of accounting terminology.
- Perform basic accounting functions, such as complete steps in the accounting cycle, prepare financial statements, and document transactions.
- Make informed decisions about the operating performance, financial position, and cash flow activities of a company using relevant accounting information.
- Use managerial accounting tools to provide management with data useful in managing the company’s planning, controlling, and evaluating activities.
|Course ||Title ||Credits |
|BA 101||Introduction to Business||4|
|BA 104||Business Math||3|
|BA 111||Applied Accounting I||3|
|BA 178||Customer Service||3|
|or BA 285|| Business Human Relations|
|BA 218||Personal Finance||4|
|CIS 120||Computer Concepts (or Computer Competency Test)||0-4|
|CIS 131||Software Applications||4|
|LIB 100||Intro to Finding Information||1|
|WR 121||Academic Composition||4|
|BA 112||Applied Accounting II||3|
|BA 113||Applied Accounting III||3|
|BA 206||Management Fundamentals I||4|
|BA 214||Business Communications||3|
|BA 223||Marketing Principles I||4|
|BA 226||Business Law I||4|
|BA 261||Consumer Behavior||4|
|BA 177||Payroll Accounting||3|
|BA 211||Financial Accounting I||4|
|BA 212||Financial Accounting II||4|
|BA 213||Managerial Accounting||4|
|BA 228||Computer Accounting Applications||3|
|BA 220||Business Analysis and Budgeting||4|
|BA 222||Business Finance||4|
|BA 290||Business Seminar||3|
Take as many Level 1 courses as possible before attempting Level 2 courses, and take as many Level 2 courses before Level 3 courses. Level 3 courses may be taken concurrently with Level 4 courses.
This degree is designed for students planning to enter their chosen career upon graduation. Only selected credits are considered transferrable to public or private baccalaureate institutions. See advisor for additional information.