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Associate of Arts
Accounting

Accounting
Associate of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 60 credits
  • Up to 45 Credits Accepted
  • All courses are available online or on-site
  • Hybrid course format available
TUITION
  • $245 per credit
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Build your accounting, finance, info systems, and marketing expertise with this specialization.

Within the overall outcomes of the AA degree in General Studies, the specialized curriculum in accounting will help you demonstrate competencies in fundamental accounting practices to transition toward a bachelor’s degree in accounting and related fields.

Courses in the Accounting Curriculum (25 Credits)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 220)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 221)
  • Any ACCT or FINC courses (9 Credits)
  • Accounting or business courses (9 Credits) chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 110)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 380)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 381)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 496)
    • (3 Credits, CMIS 102)
    • (3 Credits, ECON 201)
    • (3 Credits, ECON 203)
    • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
    • (3 Credits, MRKT 310)
    • (3 Credits, STAT 200) (if not applied to general education requirements)
    • Any ACCT or FINC courses
  • Elective course (1 Credit)

Since some recommended courses fulfill more than one requirement, substituting courses for those listed may require you to take additional courses to meet degree requirements. Consult an advisor whenever taking advantage of other options. See information on alternate courses (where allowable) to fulfill general education requirements (in communications, arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and research and computing literacy).

Research and Computing Literacy Course

  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150)
  • (3 Credits, IFSM 201) or (3 Credits, CMST 301)

Communications Courses

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111) or other writing course
  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)
  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100) or other communication, writing, or speech course

Math Course

  • (3 Credits, MATH 105) or (3 Credits, MATH 103) (available overseas only); or other approved math or statistics course

Arts and Humanities Courses

  • (3 Credits, HIST 125) or other arts and humanities course
  • (3 Credits, HUMN 100) or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses

  • (3 Credits, ECON 103) or other behavioral and social science course
  • (3 Credits, BEHS 103) or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses

  • One of the following pairs of lecture and laboratory courses in the same session:
    • (3 Credits, BIOL 101) and (1 Credit, BIOL 102)
    • (3 Credits, NSCI 100) and (1 Credit, NSCI 101)
    • Other paired science lecture and laboratory courses taken in the same session
  • (3 Credits, GEOL 100) or other science lecture course

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