This curriculum is designed to prepare career students in accounting for employment. It is suitable for the needs of business enterprises, nonprofit private organizations, and all levels of government. Graduates may find employment in such departments as accounting, finance, treasury, auditing, tax, cost, and systems. Completion of all requirements for this curriculum will lead to the A. A. S. degree.
This curriculum is not intended for transfer to a four-year college or university. Students interested in a baccalaureate degree in accounting should enroll in the Business Administration transfer program.
For students who have a baccalaureate degree, the accounting courses included in the curriculum fulfill some of the course requirements to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination. All additional course requirements are offered by the College. Students should contact an academic adviser for further information. Requirements to sit for the CPA examination vary by state. Consult your State Board of Public Accountancy for current requirements.
A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows; part-time students should consult an adviser.