Award: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
Length: A full-time student may complete this
program in four semesters.
Purpose: The Associate of Applied Science Degree
program in Accounting is designed for persons
who seek employment in the accounting field
immediately upon completion of the program.
Persons seeking initial employment in the
accounting field and those in accounting seeking
advancement may benefit from this program.
Occupational Objectives: The following
occupational titles represent examples of possible
Admission Requirements: In addition to the
admission requirements established for the College,
entry into this program requires completion of
four units of high school English and one unit
of high school mathematics. If you meet the
general admissions requirements, a counselor will
discuss with you the strengths and weaknesses
of your academic background and your strengths
and weaknesses as revealed by an appropriate
placement test. You may correct any deficiencies
in your academic preparation in the College’s
Developmental Studies program.
Program Description: The first two semesters (first
year) of the Associate of Applied Science Degree
program in Accounting are similar to other programs
in business. In the second year, you will pursue your
specialty in Accounting. You are urged to consult
with the Counseling Office and your faculty advisor
in planning your program and selecting electives.
Upon satisfactory completion of the four-semester
program, you will be awarded the Associate of
Applied Science Degree in Accounting. Some
courses within this program may be applied to a
four-year program at the discretion of the admitting
institution. However, if your objective is to obtain a
four-year degree in Accounting, you should enroll in
DCC’s Business Administration program.
Program Requirements: To receive the Associate
of Applied Science Degree in Accounting, you must
complete a minimum of 69 credits with a grade
point average of 2.00 or better. The following outline
represents a typical order of courses taken by fulltime
Total Minimum Credits for the
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