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The Associate of Science degree in Accounting introduces basic accounting principles and provides a background for practical accounting applications. It also provides the student exposure to both financial and managerial accounting principles. In addition to the General Education outcomes, the student will be given the opportunity to:

  1. Identify and comprehend disclosure requirements and ethical standards.
  2. Apply basic principles of costing systems.
  3. Compare and contrast different accounting methods.
  4. Describe the changing needs of financial accounting and reporting in view of information technology trends and the changing nature of generally accepted accounting principles.
Course IDSubject AreaCredits
Area I: General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree
GS 101 Introduction to College Studies: Technology, Leadership, and Success (5)
GS/SH 110 Environmental Science, Sustainability, and Health(5)
EN 104 English Composition and Writing(5)
EN 105 Mechanics and Research of Academic Writing(5)
EN 202 Introduction to Public Speaking, Communication, and Self-Awareness(5)
GS/IT 109 Technology in the Information Age(5)
MA 105 Introduction to College Algebra(5)
SO 202 Introduction to Sociology: Culture and Diversity in a Global Society(5)
SO 235 Local and Global Citizenship with Experiential Learning (see p. 14 for additional costs)(5)
Total General Education Requirements for the Associate of Science Degree45
Area II: Business Requirements
BE 101 Introduction to Business(5)
BE 104 Introduction to Accounting(5)
BE 201 Principles of Microeconomics(5)
BE 202 Principles of Macroeconomics(5)
Total Business Requirements(25)
Area III: Accounting Requirements
BE 211 Financial Accounting(5)
BE 225 Managerial Accounting(5)
BE 248 Payroll Accounting(5)
BE 249 Integrated Accounting Applications(5)
Total Accounting Requirements(20)
Area IV: Approved Business/General Elective(5)
Total Credits Required for Graduation(90)