Student with laptopAccounting is the 'language of business' and today's accountants exhibit a broad range of knowledge about all business. Accounting is a career path and not just a job. The skills learned in accounting can apply to any career choice. Accountants are financial planners, business managers, fraud investigators, and chief executive officers. An accounting degree can launch you into more business opportunities than other business-related degrees.

The Associate of Science in Accounting prepares students for general college accounting while providing the basic courses for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Accounting principles, accounting practice, and general education courses offered in the program serve the needs of transfer students in Accounting and other areas of Business Administration.

Upon completion of the Accounting program students will:
1.    Students will demonstrate the ability to apply theories and methods to the solution of common types of problems related to accounting.
2.    Students will demonstrate the ability to read and analyze 4 basic financial statements.
3.    Students will properly analyze and record economic transactions in business.
4. Students will apply critical thinking skills in an ethical context.


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Melissa Ashford

Professor of Accounting & Business

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Degree: Associate of Science

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