Accounting and Finance (AAS) A25800

The Accounting and Finance (AAS) A25800 curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting and finance profession. Accountants and finance professionals assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

Course work may include accounting, finance, ethics, business law, computer applications, financial planning, insurance, marketing, real estate, selling, and taxation. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting and finance positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. 

Accounting and Finance (AAS) A25800

Program Requirements

Major Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACC-120 - Prin of Financial Acct 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
ACC-121 - Prin of Managerial Acct 3 2 4 fall, spring
ACC-130 - Business Income Taxes 2 2 3 fall
ACC-150 - Accounting Software Appl 1 3 2 spring
ACC-220 - Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 4 fall
BUS-115 - Business Law I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
BUS-125 - Personal Finance 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
CTS-130 - Spreadsheet 2 2 3 fall, spring
ECO-251 - Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Major Electives: Select 17 hours
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACC-122 - Principles of Financial Accounting II 3 0 3 spring
ACC-129 - Individual Income Taxes 2 2 3 spring
ACC-221 - Intermediate Acct II 3 2 4 spring
ACC-225 - Cost Accounting 3 0 3 fall
BUS-110 - Introduction to Business 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
BUS-137 - Principles of Management 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
BUS-153 - Human Resource Management 3 0 3 spring
BUS-210 - Investment Analysis 3 0 3 spring
BUS-260 - Business Communication 3 0 3 fall
BUS-280 - REAL Small Business 4 0 4 fall
CSV-110 - Intro to Customer Service 3 0 3 fall
ECO-252 - Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MKT-120 - Principles of Marketing 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
WBL-111 - Work-Based Learning I 0 10 1 fall, spring, summer
WBL-112 - Work-Based Learning I 0 20 2 fall, spring, summer

Total Major Hours: 49

General Education Courses

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer

Communications:

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-231 - Public Speaking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Humanities/Fine Arts: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ART-111 - Art Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring
HUM-110 - Technology and Society 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
HUM-115 - Critical Thinking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
MUS-110 - Music Appreciation 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Social/Behavioral Sciences: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ECO-252 - Prin of Macroeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
PSY-150 - General Psychology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
SOC-210 - Introduction to Sociology 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Natural Sciences/Mathematics: Select One

Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
MAT-143 - Quantitative Literacy 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
MAT-152 - Statistical Methods I 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
MAT-171 - Precalculus Algebra 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer

Total General Education Hours: 16-17

FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACA-115 - Success and Study Skills 0 2 1 fall, spring, summer
ACC-120 - Prin of Financial Acct 3 2 4 fall, spring, summer
BUS-115 - Business Law I 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers 2 2 3 fall, spring, summer
ENG-111 - Writing and Inquiry 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer
Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACC-121 - Prin of Managerial Acct 3 2 4 fall, spring
ACC-150 - Accounting Software Appl 1 3 2 spring
BUS-125 - Personal Finance 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Summer Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
COM-231 - Public Speaking 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
ACC-130 - Business Income Taxes 2 2 3 fall
ACC-220 - Intermediate Accounting I 3 2 4 fall
ECO-251 - Prin of Microeconomics 3 0 3 fall, spring, summer

Spring Semester
Course Name Class Hours Lab Hours Credits Semester Available
CTS-130 - Spreadsheet 2 2 3 fall, spring

*See “Course and Hour Requirements”

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 65-66

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