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Accounting (AAS)

Required program credits: 60
Minimum required credits for AAS: 62

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

The WSC Accounting program is continually growing and jobs in the field are abundant. Accounting is currently one of the top associate's degree in the country. After a two year program with us, you will be fully prepared to obtain a local job in the field. With a two year degree you can work in the Accounting area of any local business or in a financial institution.

The objective of the Accounting program is to provide the graduate with the necessary skills to qualify for positions in places like accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing companies, department stores, construction companies, and schools.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:

The Accounting program will allow students to:

  1. Develop critical thinking, problem solving, analytical, and analogical skills using scientific, technological and mathematical methods while maintaining emphasis on issues impacted by ethics, diversity, and globalization.
  2. Express their ideas in an organized fashion, both orally and in writing.
  3. Apply both financial and managerial accounting principles and techniques.
  4. Use accounting information to enhance business planning, decision making, problem solving and management control.
  5. Prepare records of business activities according to accepted accounting principles and techniques.
  6. Use fundamental tax laws and principles to prepare an individual income tax return.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:

ACCT 200 | Elements of Accounting I (3 credits)
ACCT 201 | Elements of Accounting II (3 credits)
ACCT 205 | Cost Accounting (3 credits)
ACCT 215 | Business in the Legal Environment (3 credits)
ACCT 231 | Income Tax Procedures (3 credits)
BADM 201 | Principles of Marketing (3 credits)
BADM 202 | Principles of Management (3 credits)
BOTE 247 | Spreadsheet Application (3 credits)
COMM 110 | Fundamentals of Public Speaking (Ge 1a) (3 credits)
COOP 197 | Cooperative Education/Internship (1 credit)
CSCI 101 | Introduction to Computers (GE 2c) (3 credits)
ECON 201 | Principles of Microeconomics (GE 2b) (3 credits)
ECON 202 | Principles of Macroeconomics (GE 2b) (3 credits)
ENGL 125 | Introduction to Professional Writing (GE 1a) (3 credits)
HPER  | Wellness Course (GE 2d) (2 credits)

*In addition to the above program specific requirements, please see the general graduation requirements for CTE programs.

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