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Accounting Associate in Applied Science

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Upon completion of the 60-credit Accounting program, you may apply for an Associate in Applied Science degree.

General Education Requirements Credit Hours
English 101, English Composition 3
English 102, English Composition 3
Humanities/Fine Arts 3
Mathematics 122, Intermediate Algebra, or
Mathematics 123, Quantitative Reasoning
Natural Sciences 3
Social Sciences 3


Major Requirements Credit Hours
Business 130, Professionalism in the Workplace 1
Business 201, Principles of Accounting I 4
Business 202, Principles of Accounting II 4
Business 203, Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
Business 204, Principles of Economics (Micro) 3
Business 205, Business Law I  3
Business 212, Accounting Applications on Computers  3
Business 213, Cost Accounting I 3
Business 218, Intermediate Accounting I 3
Business 219, Intermediate Accounting II  3
Business 224, Income Tax Accounting 3
Computer Information Systems 108, Office Information Systems 3


Program Electives (select 6 credit hours) Credit Hours
Business 103, Introduction to Business 3
Business 150, Job Search Seminar 1
Business 211, Principles of Management 3
Business 214, Cost Accounting II 3
Business 215, Business Communications 3
Business 222, Data Reporting & Analysis 3
Business 265, Accounting Co-Op I 3
Business 266, Accounting Co-Op II 3
Computer Information Systems 100,
Foundations of Information Technology


You should notify your advisor of your intention to take BUSA 265 and BUSA 266 before beginning your second-year classes.

If you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university, you should become familiar with your chosen school’s requirements. See your Academic Advisor for assistance in developing your Student Education Plan (SEP).

Scholarships may be available for those pursuing a degree in the accounting field. Please visit the scholarships page to learn more.

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