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Business Accounting A.A.S.

The A.A.S. Accounting Degree provides a general education and specialized training in accounting and management to prepare graduates for entry-level positions in industry, service organizations, retail establishments, and various government agencies. The A.A.S. Degree is not designed to prepare graduates to transfer to a fouryear institution. However, almost all courses do transfer to most fouryear universities, and many A.A.S. Accounting Degree graduates do continue their studies at transfer institutions. You will be eligible for city, county, state and federal jobs. You can open your own business in areas such as taxes, bookkeeping/accounting, and general business.

You can join the workforce in areas such as:
• Customs Broker
• Accounting
• Retail Sales
• Management
• Human Resources
• Marketing
• Inside/Outside Sales
• Non-profit Organizations
• Advertising
• Payroll
• Tax Management
• Insurance
• Banking

Minimum Degree Requirements Credits 61:

English 6 Credits:
ENG 101 English Composition
ENG 102 Literature & Composition

Mathematics 3 Credits:
MAT 103 Finite Math

Computers Science 3 Credits:
CSC 102 Intro Microcomputer Applications

Communication 3 Credits:

COM 101 Public Speaking

Accounting 20 Credits:
ACC 101 Principles of Accounting I
ACC 151 Principles of Accounting II
ACC 201 Intermediate Accounting
ACC 202 Cost Accounting
ACC 251 Federal Income Tax
ACC 252 Computer Applications in Accounting

Business 18 Credits:

BUS 101 Business Organization & Management
BUS 210 Principles of Marketing
BUS 213 Business Communications
BUS 260 Business Law I
BUS 261 Business Law II
BIT 280 Business Practicum Seminar (Intership) or business elective in: business elective of any accounting, business information technology, business or computer science

Social Science 3 Credits:

ECO 100 Fundamentals of Economics

Science 4 Credits:
One four-credit science courses with laboratory components are required.

Other 1 credit:
LIB 101 Library Research Skills