Accounting

Associate in Arts Degree
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01110)

Designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, practices, and values to understand the complex and changing global business environment. Individual courses promote comprehension of the field, foster problem solving, and provide basic analytical and conceptual skills. Lower-division requirements are not the same for all universities, and there are differences among the areas of specialization. However, the courses listed below meet the lower-division requirements for most universities offering a bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting. Students usually start with the two-year undergraduate common core curriculum in business administration, as these are required for most business related majors.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Prepare financial statements, supporting schedules, and management reports in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Student will prepare financial statements, analyze financial data, and explain the meaning and impact of the data upon the business.
  • Student will represent mathematical information symbolically, visually, numerically and verbally and interpret mathematical models such as formulas, tables, and graphs while recording and interpreting the financial data.
Program Requirements 1
ACCT 101PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I4
ACCT 102PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II--- MANAGERIAL4
BUS 140BUSINESS LAW/THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS3
BUS 212BUSINESS COMMUNICATION3
CIS 101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS4
ECON 101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I3
ECON 102PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II3
MATH 119ELEMENTARY STATISTICS4
MATH 120CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS4
Total Units32

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.