Accounting

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

employment opportunities:

  • Accounting

  • Accounting Technician

  • Accounting Trainee

  • Junior Accountant and many more

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

students.

 

Accounting


 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
First Semester      
ACC 111   Accounting I 3 0 3
BUS 100   Intro. to Business 3 0 3
ITE 115   Computer Applications 3 2 4
ENG 111   English Composition I 3 0 3
PLS   Elective      
or          
PSY   Elective 3 0 3
SDV 100   College Success Skills 1 0 1
Total     16 2 17

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Second Semester      
ACC 112   Accounting II 3 0 3
ACC 110   Introduction to Computerized
Accounting-Peachtree
2 0 2
BUS 121   Business Math I 3 0 3
ITE 215   Adv. Computer Applications
& Integration
3 2 4
ECO 120   Survey of Economics 3 0 3
ENG 112  

College Composition II

3 0 3
Total     17 2 18

 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Third Semester      
ACC 221   Intermediate Accounting I 4 0 4
ACC 261   Prin. of Federal Taxation 3 0 3
BIO/NAS   or      
    Science or Math Elective** 3 0 3
MTH          
BUS 240   Business Law 3 0 3
HLT/PED   Health/Physical Ed. 0 2 1
HUM   Humanities Elective 3 0 3
Total     16 2 17


 

    Lecture
Hours
Lab
Hours
Course
Credits
Fourth Semester      
ACC 222   Intermediate Accounting II 4 0 4
ELE   Elective 3 0 3
HLT/PED   Health/Phy. Education 0 2 1
           
Students may select 3 of the 4 following courses:
ACC 231   Cost Accounting 3 0 3
ACC 241   Auditing 3 0 3
ACC 262   Prin. of Federal Taxation II 3 0 3
FIN 215   Financial Management 3 0 3
Total     16 2 17

Total Minimum Credits for the
Associate of Applied Science Degree
in Accounting
.......................................................................69


 

** Students who take MTH 121 may substitute an approved
business elective for the BIO or NAS elective

 

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