Program Overview

The Accounting Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The Associate degree in Accounting prepares students for a variety of entry-level positions in the accounting field and also provides a foundation for students who plan to transfer to a four-year bachelor's degree program. Students will acquire basic accounting knowledge, as well as skills such as QuickBooks and Excel.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses (17.5 units): Units
ACTG 100 Accounting Procedures 3 units
ACTG 103 Ten-Key Skills 0.5 units
ACTG 121 Financial Accounting 4 units
ACTG 131 Managerial Accounting 4 units
ACTG 200 QuickBooks 3 units
BCM. 225 Spreadsheets I: Excel 1 unit
BCM. 226 Spreadsheets II: Excel 2 units
Required Elective Courses (a minimum of 6 units from the following): Units
ACTG 146 Payroll Principles and Practices 3 units
ACTG 154 Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting 3 units
ACTG 156 International Accounting 3 units
ACTG 158 Financial Statement Analysis 4 units
ACTG 169 Accounting Ethics prerequisite: ACTG 121 or equivalelnt 3 units
ACTG 171 Federal Income Tax 4 units
ACTG 172 Business Income Taxes 4 units
BUS. 103 Introduction to Business Information Systems 3 units
BUS. 201 Business Law 3 units
BUS. 401 Business Communications 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 23.5 - 25.5

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Note: Minimum C grade required in all courses applied to the major.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.