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2020-2021 Catalog

Accounting, AAS


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Program Start Date: Fall or Spring terms
Minimum Program Length: 64 academic weeks; 5 terms day or 5 terms evening; 67 credits
Curriculum Code: 35002

Program Description

Accounting students develop the skills to analyze, record, summarize and report accounting information. A comprehensive study of financial and managerial applications will include individual income tax procedures, cost and budget analysis and automated accounting systems. Students learn techniques in standard costing, variance analysis and inventory management.

Practical Experience

Students complete accounting simulations using microcomputers, develop accounting models using spreadsheet software, perform accounting applications using integrated accounting software and develop financial forecasts from historical analysis.

Professional Opportunities

Accounting clerk, junior accountant, payroll clerk, accounting supervisor, junior cost accountant, tax preparer and public accountant.

EEDA Career Cluster:

Government & Public Administration; Business, Management and Administration; Finance

Total Credits: 67


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Total Credits: 67


**A grade of “C” or better is required.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Perform all functions of an accounting cycle by using a double-entry accounting system.
  2. Create financial statements and schedules in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  3. Interpret and analyze financial and managerial information for decision making.
  4. Apply the conceptual framework of accounting under state and federal laws.
  5. Analyze and record financial transactions in a computerized general ledger system.
  6. Demonstrate ability to speak publicly, listen actively, and respond effectively.

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