Associate of Applied Business in Accounting
The accounting associate degree program prepares you for employment as an accountant, payroll professional or treasurer. The fundamental accounting and finance skills you learn will apply in nearly every type of business, industry, and government. You’ll also gain experience with technology including accounting software and spreadsheet programs. Business classes in this pathway ensure that you have a well-rounded background to understand many aspects of running a successful business.
Program Learning Outcomes
Apply accounting theories and principles to a wide array of business transactions to effectively develop financial records and models.
Demonstrate written and verbal communication skills.
Formulate professional opinions and guidance by analyzing accounting data using critical thinking and ethical guidelines.
ACTG 151: Accounting I - Financial - 4 hours
ECNM 151: Principles of Macroeconomics - 3 hours
ENGL 161: College Composition I - 3 hours
SDEV 101: College 101 (2) - 1 hour
Select one of the following: 3 hours
MTHM 158: Quantitative Reasoning
MTHM 168: Statistics (1)
ACTG 152: Accounting II - Managerial (3) - 4 hours
CMMC 151: Oral Communication - 3 hours
CISS 121: Microcomputer Applications I - 3 hours
ECNM 152: Principles of Microeconomics - 3 hours
ENGL 162: College Compositions II (3) - 3 hours
ACTG 251: Intermediate Accounting I (3) - 4 hours
ACTG 267: Federal Income Tax Procedures-Individual (3) - 4 hours
BADM 165: Legal Environment of Business - 3 hours
FNCE 251: Business Finance (3) - 3 hours
ACTG 252: Intermediate Accounting II (3) - 4 hours
ACTG 265: Cost Accounting (3), (4) - 3 hours
Science with Lab Elective (6) - 4 hours
Electives - 2-3 hours
Select one of the following: 3 hours
BADM 251: Principles of Management (5)
MKRG 251: Principles of Marketing (3)
Total Hours: 60-61
(1) Students transferring to the Hiram College Lorain County Community College's University Partnership Accounting Program should take MTHM 168. Students transferring elsewhere should obtain transfer information from that institution.
(2) A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.
(3) Indicates that this course has a prerequisite.
(4) This course offers an opportunity for experiential learning.
(5) Students transferring to the Hiram College Lorain County Community College's University Partnership accounting program should take BADM 251.
(6) Science elective with lab selected from the general education/transfer module. Suggested electives are BIOG 151, BIOG 152, PSSC 153. If transferring to Hiram other options are BIOG 159, BIOG 163 or ASTY 151.
ACTG 161: Payroll Accounting - 3 hours
ACTG 253: Forensic Accounting - 3 hours
ACTG 287: Work-Based Learning I - ACTG - 1-3 hours
BADM 211: Business Communications - 3 hours
CISS 212: Spreadsheet Applications - 3 hours
(Students transferring to the Hiram College Lorain County Community College's University Partnership accounting program can take any of the above electives with the exception of ACTG 287.) (Students taking ACTG 287 may need 2 credit hours.) In addition, students transferring to the Hiram College Lorain County Community College's University Partnership accounting program should take humanity or fine arts course as an elective. Suggested courses for Hiram transfers are ARTS 245G, ENGL 253G, ENGL 255G, ENGL 257G, HSTR 151G, HSTR 161, HUMS 271G, HUMS 274, MUSC 261G or SOCY 276G. Students intending to transfer elsewhere should consult with the intended transfer institution or consult with an LCCC counselor or advisor for transfer information.
Tuition and Costs
How much does it cost to attend LCCC?
Many factors are considered when determining how much it costs to attend college.
When determining a student’s eligibility for financial aid, many factors are taken into account including enrollment status, residency status, dependency status, cost of attendance, etc. A student’s Cost of Attendance for financial aid determination includes directly billed expenses (tuition and fees) and “indirect” expenses for items such as books, supplies, transportation to and from campus, normal monthly household expenses and a small amount for personal expenses. These amounts are estimated per year at LCCC as:
Tuition and Fees:
Lorain county resident: $134.04 per credit hour.
Out-of-county resident: $159.22 per credit hour.
Out-of-state resident: $310.79 per credit hour.
Books and supplies: $ 350 – $1,500
Transportation: $ 1,000 – $1,600
Monthly Household expenses: $ 2,200 – $3,800
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses: $ 1,000
Where laboratory, special facilities or services are required to accommodate instructional needs, a special fee may be assessed.