Associate in Applied Science Degree
This program provides concepts, principles, and standards that prepare the student for initial employment in the accounting field. This degree program develops specific skills in accounting with computer applications, and general skills in management, business law, and communications. Careers in the private and public sectors include positions in general ledger accounting, budgeting, and payroll accounting. A graduate of this program seeks employment as a governmental accountant, junior accountant, cost accountant, accounting trainee, accounting clerk, accounting assistant, financial clerk, and control clerk.
NOTE: Courses listed in the first/third semester will be scheduled for the fall; second/fourth semester courses will be scheduled for the spring. The student is encouraged to use the curriculum planner to keep track of courses taken and those still needed. In some cases, one or more courses may be taken in a different order than indicated on the planner. However, individual course prerequisites must be observed.
Prerequisites/Corequisites – Some courses require another course be taken beforehand or at the same time. To check if a course has a prerequisite or corequisite, see the course description.