The Accounting curriculum will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession.
Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking, and ethics.
Graduates may qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, you may advance in the accounting profession.
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According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, in May 2006, the median annual earnings of bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks were $30,560. Earning potential increases with training.
COM 110 Introduction to Communication ENG 111 Expository Writing ENG 114 Professional Research & Reporting HUM 115 Critical Thinking MAT 140 Survey of Mathematics PSY 150 General Psychology
Major Core Courses ACC 120 Principles of Financial Accounting ACC 121 Principles of Managerial Accounting ACC 131 Federal Income Taxes ACC 220 Intermediate Accounting I BUS 115 Business Law I CIS 110 Introduction to Computers ECO 251 Principles of Microeconomics
Other Major Courses ACC 110 Ten Key Skills ACC 140 Payroll Accounting ACC 150 Accounting Software App ACC 225 Cost Accounting ACC 240 Government & Not-For-Profit Accounting or ACC 269 Auditing & Assurance Services BUS 110 Introduction to Business BUS 137 Principles of Management BUS 239 Business Applications Seminar CTS 130 Spreadsheet MKT 120 Principles of Marketing
Major Elective Select one: ACC 180, BUS 225, BUS 240, OST 184
Other Required Courses: ACA 115 Success and Study Skill
Total Semester Hour Credits for AAS Degree 71
For more information on the Accounting curriculum, contact:
Lee Parker Accounting Instructor Phone: (252) 451-8344 E-mail: