May 18, 2021  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting: Accounting for Small Business Option (EA61)

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Associate in Science Degree

This program is designed to qualify the student for employment as a full-charge bookkeeper or accounting assistant and to enable the student currently employed in these positions to enhance his or her knowledge for advancement purposes. The basic mechanics of bookkeeping and accounting theory are complemented by extensive study of computers and computer applications relative to the bookkeeping and accounting process.


  • 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 applying financial accounting data in the preparation of the business entity’s Federal and State payroll tax, sales tax, and income tax returns.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of accounting and spreadsheet software
  • Demonstrate the use of financial data in 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: 61 - 63

1 MAT* E103  or higher.

2 BES* E118  and BBG* E101  - cannot take both courses for credit.

3 ACC* E101  and ACC* E102  are open to Accounting for Small Business Management associate degree and certificate students only.

4 See Accounting Academic Advisor for career objective and advisement. ACC* E113  CANNOT be used as an elective.

NOTE: A minimum of 12 credits must be taken in 200-level courses.

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

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