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Accounting Associate Degree

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Program Overview

The Associate in Arts in Accounting degree is designed for those students who are interested in a career in accounting. The program provides the knowledge and skills for preparing graduates to gain immediate entry-level employment in accounting, to advance in other business-related careers, or to transfer to a four-year program.

Students study reconciling and balancing accounts, compiling reports, and managing accounts payable and accounts receivable. Numerous other financial and managerial accounting topics are included in this plan of study.

The curriculum is designed to transfer to a four-year degree program.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of functional accounting skills.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of functional business communications skills.
  3. Analyze the local, regional, national, and global business environment.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge in the liberal arts area of general education.