Accounting

Accounting (ACCO) is a program that exposes you to all of the functional areas of accounting, such as compiling and analyzing business records and preparing financial reports including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, cost studies and tax reports. The major opportunity fields are public accounting and governmental accounting.

Our program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree and a certificate in the Accounting area. The coursework includes classroom lectures on accounting principles, accounting practice sets, computer-based activities and tax preparations. Strong mathematical and reading skills are recommended prior to attempting courses in this area. Students must possess the ability to analyze numbers and make logical decisions.

Why Choose Our Program?

Local employers and representatives from local organizations serve on our advisory board and keep us informed of the developments in the field so that we can maintain a current and dynamic curriculum.

Our program also provides valuable Cooperative Education (co-op) experiences in successful businesses. Contact Douglas Mann for more information about available co-op jobs.

To accommodate your busy schedule, some of our classes are offered online.

Accounting Degree/Certificate Programs

Accounting Degree Suggested Sequence of Courses

Course Name Credits
ACCO 101 General Accounting 4
BUAD 101 Introduction to Business 3
ECON 201 Principles of Economics, MACRO 3
ENGL 151 Freshman Composition 3
ELECTIVE Creativity 3
ACCO 102 General Accounting 4
ELECTIVE Accounting 3
BUAD 112 Business Statistics 3
ECON 202 Principles of Economics, MACRO 3
OIT 160 Applications Software 3
ACCO 211 Intermediate Accounting 4
ACCO 251 Cost Accounting 4
BUAD 201 Business Law 3
COMM 101 or 111 Interpersonal or Business Communication 3
PSYCH 201 Introduction to Psychology 3
ACCO 205 Computerized Accounting 4
ACCO 252 Income Taxation 4
BUAD 202 Business Law 3
ELECTIVE Math or Science 3
TOTAL CREDITS 62-64

Accounting Certificate* Suggested Sequence of Courses

Course Name Credits
ACCO 101 General Accounting 4
ACCO 102 General Accounting 4
ACCO 205 Computerized Accounting 4
ACCO 211 Intermediate Accounting 4
ACCO 251 Cost Accounting 4
ACCO 252 Income Taxation 4
TOTAL CREDITS 24
*Note: Accounting Certificate may be earned while completing Accounting Degree