Credit Programs

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Associate in Science

Accounting (EA03)

This program provides students with basic accounting knowledge necessary for an entry-level position in that area, and it also provides the preliminary knowledge required for transfer to a four-year institution.


  • Demonstrate proficiency in accurately observing and organizing financial data.
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate the use of accounting principles and procedures as they apply to the recording and reporting of financial information.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in valuing, recording, and reporting the business entity's assets, liabilities, and equity.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of financial data in planning, controlling, and evaluating entity performance.

Suggested Sequence of Courses:
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.

Freshman Year Sophomore Year Total Credits:

1 MAT* E137 or higher.

2 Alternate may not be taken as a Business elective.

3 ACC* E125 or ACC* E241 are suggested for your Business Electives. See Accounting Academic Advisor for career objective advisement.

Note: A minimum of 15 credits must be taken in 200-level courses.

Note: For degree completion the student must complete the Computer Literacy Requirement.

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