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.
About the curriculum
View the classes you will be attending in the College Catalog.
Accreditation & Industry Connections
The Accounting and Business programs have been accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
List of jobs via the College Catalog.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics median annual wage for bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks was $35,170 in May 2012. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $21,610, and the top 10 percent earned more than $54,310.
Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are:
|Industry||Employment||Hourly mean wage||Annual mean wage|
|Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services||96,870||$17.37||$36,130|
|Management of Companies and Enterprises||72,910||$18.02||$37,470|
|Local Government (OES Designation)||70,550||$17.89||$37,200|
|Depository Credit Intermediation||46,660||$16.79||$34,930|
|Elementary and Secondary Schools||39,100||$17.99||$37,410|
*Statistics reported in May 2012
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Clubs & Activities
Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ)
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student-managed Investment Fund
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Accounting Advisory Committee
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.