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    Housatonic Community College
  Feb 17, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Accounting (EA03)

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Associate in Science Degree

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.

Total Credits: 60 - 62

1 MAT* E137  or higher.

2 Alternate may not be taken as a Business elective.

3 Students desiring to transfer to a 4-year school should take a 4-credit laboratory science

NOTE: Please read Expectations for Student Use of Computers in Courses here.   

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