Accounting

Program Summary


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.

This program has been identified as a TECH PREP program.

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Program Guide


Accounting (ACC 2211)

 

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)

 

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

 

Possible Career Opportunities


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

 

Contacts


Admissions and Advising

618-634-3200
Toll Free 1-800-481-2242
admissions@shawneecc.edu

Ruth Smith

Division Chair
618-634-3347
ruths@shawneecc.edu