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A.A. in Accounting

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The Associate in Arts in Accounting❖ degree is designed for students interested in a career in accounting. Students study reconciling and balancing accounts, compiling reports, and managing accounts payable and accounts receivable. Numerous other financial and managerial accounting topics are included. The program provides the knowledge and skills for preparing graduates to gain immediate entry-level employment in accounting; advance in other business-related careers; and transfer to a four-year program.

This degree is offered online.

Jennifer Pilant ’04, A.A. in Accounting

Vice President, Client Advisor Trust Specialist at Arvest Bank
“RSU provided the foundation for my college career and helped direct me to the field that I enjoy today. RSU advisors and professors took the time to help me assess my strengths and choose a career that is financially rewarding and very fulfilling.”

Jennifer Pilant


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.

Department Mission: The Department of Business prepares students to achieve professional and personal goals in dynamic and global communities.

Degree Program Mission: The Associate in Arts in Accounting is designed to meet the continuing demand for majors who understand the function of business and can utilize those functions in the business workplace.