Accounting - A.A.S.

Associate Dean, Division of Professional Studies

Department Chair

Associate in Applied Science Degree, Career Program

The AAS in Accounting program is designed to prepare students for immediate entry level positions in accounting. Graduates have found jobs in recordkeeping. Positions include complete general ledger accounting for a small business as well as working in a section of a large business such as payroll accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable or inventory.

Graduates are able to design and maintain a moderately complex, double-entry set of accounting records; understand the foundations of accounting; apply basic quantitative skills required in entry-level positions; use written and oral communication skills; and understand computer technology and its relationship to accounting.

This program is not intended for transfer. Students looking for the first two years of a four-year degree in accounting should enroll in the Business Administration AS transfer program.

High school or equivalent preparation required: No special requirements.