Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

This associate's degree in Accounting prepares students for a variety of entry-level accounting positions in all types of business environments including public accounting, service businesses, manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, not-for-profit organizations, and government agencies. The major also serves to upgrade the skills of those now employed in this field.

Program Specs

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Accounting student

About the curriculum


View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.

Accreditation & Industry Connections

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The Accounting and Business programs have been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

After graduation

List of jobs via the College Catalog.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks was $35,730 in May 2013. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $22,020.The top 10 percent earned more than $55,170.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services92,690$17.63$36,670
Management of Companies and Enterprises75,040$18.32$38,100
Local Government (OES Designation)70,220$18.17$37,790
Depository Credit Intermediation41,570$17.12$35,600
Elementary and Secondary Schools39,340$18.20$37,860

Statistics reported in May 2013

Clubs & Activities

Accounting Society

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Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ)

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Student Government Association (SGA)

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Student-managed Investment Fund

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

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Accounting Advisory Committee

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Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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