Applied Accounting (A.A.S.)
About the Program
Students in the Associate of Applied Science in Applied Accounting program will develop critical thinking skills and an understanding of the accounting process used to identify, record, report and analyze business transactions. This skill set is required for a variety of technical and specialist accounting positions such as a financial specialist, payroll technician, accounts receivable/payable technician, bookkeeper, and small business owner. These positions are needed in all business sizes and types across an unlimited number of industries. Individuals trained at the technical and specialist levels are becoming increasingly more important in organizations as national and international accounting regulations increase and converge.
Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required.
Applied Accounting Core Reqmts complete the following 4 requirements14 creditsWritten Communication.ENGL101 - Writing/Rhetoric I3 creditsOral Communication.COMM101 - Fundamentals Oral Comm3 creditsMathematical Ways of Knowing.MATH123 - Math in Modern Society3 creditsMATH130 - Finite Mathematics4 creditsMATH143 - College Algebra3 creditsMATH147 - College Algebra Trig5 creditsMATH153 - Statistical Reasoning3 creditsMATH170 - Calculus I4 creditsMATH253 - Statistical Methods3 creditsMATH257 - Math Elem Teachers II4 creditsMTHPT130 - Finite Mathematics3 creditsMTHPT137 - Math for Technology4 creditsMTHPT153 - Statistical Reasoning3 creditsSocial & Behavioral Ways of KnowingTake HRPT 185.HRPT185 - Hum Rel/Organizations3 creditsTake ECON 201 or 202.ECON201 - Principles of Macro3 creditsECON202 - Principles of Micro3 credits
Applied Accounting AAS Major Requirements complete the following 2 requirements46 creditsStatistics Lab.MTHPT154 - Statistics Lab1 creditAssociate of Applied Science courses.Required Applied Accounting courses. Take ACCPT 105, 214, AC 231, 232, GNBPT 101, 110, 112, and MGTPT 101, and 270.ACCPT105 - Payroll Accounting3 creditsACCPT214 - Comp Accounting I3 creditsAC231 - Prin/Accounting I3 creditsAC232 - Prin/Accounting II3 creditsGNBPT101 - Basic Accounting3 creditsGNBPT110 - Business Cptr Skills3 creditsGNBPT112 - Excel3 creditsMGTPT101 - Intro/Business3 creditsMGTPT270 - Business Ethics3 creditsChoose ACCPT 233 or AC 331.ACCPT233 - Intermediate Account3 creditsAC231 - Prin/Accounting I3 creditsChoose ACCPT 235 or AC 385.ACCPT235 - Cost Accounting3 creditsAC385 - Mngrl/Cost Account I3 creditsChoose ACCPT 245 or AC 345.ACCPT245 - Fraud Examination3 creditsAC345 - Fraud Examination3 creditsChoose ACCPT 260 or AC 340.ACCPT260 - Acct Info Systems3 creditsAC340 - Acct Info Systems3 creditsChoose one Accounting elective, from ACCPT 234, 236, or 280.ACCPT234 - Mngr Acctg Hospitality3 creditsACCPT236 - Mngmt Acctg Healthcare3 creditsACCPT280 - Basic Audit Support3 creditsTake 3 credits of Internship, ACCPT 294A-B-C-D. A Technical Skills Assessment is required.ACCPT294A - IN:Bookkeeping I1 - 6 creditsACCPT294B - IN:Bookkeeping II1 - 6 creditsACCPT294C - IN:Bookkeeping III1 - 6 creditsACCPT294D - IN:Bookkeeping IV1 - 6 credits
60 Credits for Associate of Applied Science Degree60 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.