Accounting

 

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting (ACC 2211) is a two-year curriculum, designed to provide the student with entry-level skills for employment as a bookkeeper or accounting technician.

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have a basic knowledge of accounting as it pertains to payroll, taxes, accounts receivables, accounts payable, general accounting, sales, depreciation, and inventory.

Computerized accounting packages, such as QuickBooks and Peachtree, are incorporated into the curriculum.

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Graduates of the ACC 2211 Accounting program will be able to:

 

  • Analyze financial and business information to support planning and decision-making.(Research & Information Literacy)
  • Assess  financial transactions throughout the accounting cycle for proper record.  (Problem-Solving)
  • Exhibit ethical and objective standards of the Accountancy profession.  (Personal Growth & Responsibility)
  • Examine the current and emerging issues in accounting practice.  (Global & Cultural Awareness)
  • Articulate financial processes and current monetary position effectively to identified stakeholders.  (Communication)

 

This program has been identified as a TECH PREP program.

 

First Year

 

FALL SEMESTERCredit Hours
BUS 124Bookkeeping3
BUS 128 or BUS 210Intro to Management or Principles of Management3
ENG 111English Composition I3
IAI Life Science IAI Life Science Course3/4
TOTAL HOURS12/13
SPRING SEMESTERCredit Hours
ACC 111Financial Accounting4
ACC 121Payroll Accounting2
ACC 219Quickbooks2
MAT 210General Elementary Statistics4
PSY 211Intro to Psychology3
SPC 111Speech3
TOTAL HOURS18

 

Second Year

 

FALL SEMESTERCredit Hours
ACC 112Managerial Accounting4
BUS 232Supervision3
BUS 215Legal and Social Environment of Business3
ECO 211Introduction to Macroeconomics3
IAI Physical ScienceIAI Physical Science3/4
TOTAL HOURS16/17
SPRING SEMESTERCredit Hours
ACC 223Tax Accounting3
BUS 211Intro to Finance3
BUS 225Business Communication3
ECO 212Introduction to Microeconomics3
IAI Fine ArtIAI Fine Art3
IAI HumanitiesIAI Humanaties3
TOTAL HOURS18

 

Transfer Options

This degree has been articulated with the Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale under the Capstone Option. Students interested in the Capstone Transfer option to SIUC need to also take MAT 116, MAT 119, MAT 215, a Multicultural course and HLT 111. The Capstone option allows a student with an articulated AAS in Accounting to complete a bachelor’s degree in Accounting in no more than 60 additional hours at the university. Please consult this Articulation Agreement for more information.

 

Possible Career Opportunities

Accounting Clerk, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Payables Clerk, Bookkeeper, Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting Associate

 


Contact for More Information

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Phone:     (618) 634-3200