Accounting

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The Accounting AAS degree prepares students to gain a solid and extensive background in accounting. Academic Core courses, economics courses, business courses, and computer skills related to accounting such as spreadsheets, computerized accounting software, and tax systems complete the curriculum. Students find jobs in companies ranging from small proprietorships to corporate accounting departments, governmental organizations, and public accounting firms.

Admission Requirements

  • Entry into this program only requires completion of an admissions application.

Prerequisites

  • Typing at 30 wpm or concurrent enrollment in a keyboarding course.

Program Costs

Degrees and Certificates

 

Credits

Estimated
Length*

Admission

Academic
Plan

Accounting AAS

97

6
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring

PDF

Accounting Paraprofessional
Certificate of Proficiency

87

5
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring

PDF

Practical Accounting
Certificate of Proficiency

69

4
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring

PDF

Entrepreneurship
Certificate of Completion

38

2
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring

PDF

Accounting Assisting
Certificate of Completion

31

2
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring

PDF

I-BEST Accounting Assisting
Certificate of Completion

40

3
quarters

Fall

PDF

*See your counselor or adviser.

Any developmental coursework a student may be required to complete may increase the program length.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010, require institutions to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). Those regulations also provide that institutions must disclose to prospective students certain information about the institution's GE Programs.

Resources

This resource page was created for your convenience to find more information about the accounting field. The Student Links section has updated information about the Accounting program as well as useful charts to plan for your education. The Resource Links section will take you to a third party website.

Student Links

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