The Associate of Arts Accounting degree provides a strong background in accounting, preparing students for a wide range of career options in the accounting field. This degree is designed to prepare students for immediate employment. The degree has the option to earn national certifications as well as several embedded program certificates, while earning the degree.
Degree recipients should possess the skills & abilities described below:
Correctly use accounting terminology
Analyze and record financial transactions and properly report financial information
Use critical thinking skills to identify and solve problems in accounting
Analyze and record financial transactions using general ledger computerized software for a small-to medium-sized business
Perform accounting procedures employed in a typical payroll accounting system
*Shared (cross-listed) courses with other departments.These courses can count only once for credit. Consult an advisor for details. ACCT& 201, 202 and 203 may be substituted for ACCT 101, ACCT 102 and ACCT 234.