Accounting AS Degree
The associate degree in accounting prepares students for entry-level positions and promotional opportunities in accounting, taxation, and administrative departments of businesses in areas such as manufacturing, merchandising, financial service, wholesale trades, and government. Specialized training in accounting enables students to maintain accounting records and develop financial reports and make effective use of financial information for analysis and decision-making. Entry-level employment opportunities include positions in accounts receivable and accounts payable, payroll, income tax preparation, and cost accounting. Promotional opportunities include higher-level responsibilities in these areas and the areas of general ledger, financial statement preparation, and financial statement analysis.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
create clear, concise, well-organized written business documents, including financial statements, memos and reports, that can be used in an effective manner to communicate.
acquire adequate technical knowledge to create financial information to be used in the accounting and related business environment.
combine critical thinking skills and technical knowledge to solve problems in a constantly-changing professional environment.
For course requirements - please refer to the following PDF: Accounting Degree Plan.pdf
NOTE: This PDF is based on the 20-21 catalog. Please meet with a counselor to confirm the requirements for achieving your educational goals.