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Accounting

Overview

The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession

Credential Requirements

Associate in Applied Science Degree - Accounting

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT FOR PROGRAM: 65-66
ACADEMIC TRANSITIONS (1 SHC REQUIRED)
REQUIRED:
DescriptionTitleCredit
College Student SuccessACA 1221
GENERAL EDUCATION (15-16 SHC REQUIRED)
English Composition (3 SHC Required)
REQUIRED:
DescriptionTitleCredit
Expository WritingENG 1113
Communications Elective (3 SHC Required)
CHOOSE ONE:
Intro to CommunicationsCOM 1103
Public SpeakingCOM 2313
Writing/Research DiscENG 1123
Prof Research & ReportingENG 1143
Humanities Elective (3 SHC Required)
CHOOSE ONE:
ART 111,114,115, ENG 231,232,241,242,261,262,274, HUM 115,211,212, MUS 110, PHI 215, 240, REL 110, 211, 212, 2213
Natural Science/Mathematics Elective (3-4 SHC Required)
CHOOSE ONE:
BIO 110, 111, 112, 120, 130, 140, 173, 180, CHM 131, 151, 152, MAT 110 , 143, 152, 171, 172, 263, 2713-4
Social/Behavioral Sciences Elective (3 SHC Required)
CHOOSE ONE:
ANT 221, ECO 151, 251, 252, GEO 111, HIS 111, 112, 121, 122, 131, 132, 221, 229, POL 110, 120, PSY 150, 241, 281, SOC 210, 213, 2203
MAJOR COURSES (40 SHC REQUIRED)
Required Core Courses (37 SHC Required)
REQUIRED:
DescriptionTitleCredit
Principles of Financial AccountingACC 1204
Principles of Managerial AccountingACC 1214
Federal Income TaxACC 1313
Intermediate Accounting IACC 2204
Business Law IBUS 1153
Introduction to ComputersCIS 1103
Payroll AccountingACC 1402
Accounting Software ApplicationsACC 1502
Advanced Managerial AccountingACC 2263
Introduction to BusinessBUS 1103
Principles of ManagementBUS 1373
SpreadsheetsCTS 1303
Economics (3 SHC Required)
CHOOSE ONE:
Survey of EconomicsECO 1513
MicroeconomicsECO 2513
MacroeconomicsECO 2523
ELECTIVES (9 SHC REQUIRED)
CHOOSE THREE:
CIS 111, 115, CTS 120, 130, DBA 110, WEB 110, CJC 111, 112, 113, 121, 131, 132, 141, 212, 215, 221, 222, 225, 231 OST 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 137, 141, 142, 148, 149, 164, 181, 184, 223, 233, 236, 243, 284, 286, 289 ACC 115, BUS 116, 121, 152, 153, 193, 240, 260, ECO 151, 251, 2529

Certificate - Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable

REQUIRED:
ACC 120Principles of Financial Acct.4 Credit(s)
BUS 121Business Math3 Credit(s)
CIS 110Introduction to Computers3 Credit(s)
ACC 121Prin. of Managerial Acct.4 Credit(s)
ACC 150Accounting Software Appl.2 Credit(s)
CHOOSE ONE:
BUS 240Business Ethics3 Credit(s)
BUS 260Business Communication3 Credit(s)
CTS 130Spreadsheet3 Credit(s)
HUM 115Critical Thinking3 Credit(s)

Certificate - Payroll Clerk

REQUIRED:
ACC 120Principles of Financial Acct.4 Credit(s)
BUS 121Business Math3 Credit(s)
CIS 110Introduction to Computers3 Credit(s)
ACC 121Prin. of Managerial Acct.4 Credit(s)
ACC 140Payroll Accounting3 Credit(s)
ACC 150Accounting Software Appl.2 Credit(s)

Get Started. Apply Today.

Before registering for classes, all students must complete the general admissions process. Review the Admissions Overview to get started.

Help Paying For School

Students enrolling in for-credit curriculum courses can apply for multiple forms of financial assistance to help pay for school including Federal Student Aid and SCC Foundation Scholarships.

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