The Associate of Applied Science 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.