The Associate in Applied Science-Transfer Accounting degree combines technical courses required for job preparation and college-level general education courses. These degrees are designed for the dual purpose of immediate employment and preparation for the junior year in a Washington state bachelor of applied science (BAS) degree program. This provides a strong background in accounting, preparing students for a wide range of career options in the accounting field and 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.
Core Coursework (84 CR)
*Shared (cross-listed) courses with other departments. These courses can count only once for credit. Consult an advisor for details.