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An associate of applied science degree program offers a focused curriculum that is geared towards teaching the skills needed to succeed in the student’s chosen field. Courses that are not relevant to the field will not be part of the program.

Economics and administration is a hybrid field in which professionals are trained in both macro and micro economics. Analysis of history and understanding economic principles, along with knowledge of finance, public policy and business topics arm experts in making short and long term recommendations.

 

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Taylor Business Institute

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Technician familiarizes students with accounting fundamentals. Students will learn the recording functions of the accounti ... [+]

Every Great Business Needs Accounting

Are you ready to become a part of the accounting team? If yes, then come to TBI where you’ll learn in an innovative environment from faculty members who work in business and industry. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in such areas as bookkeeping, accounting clerks, payroll and timekeeping clerks and tax preparers.

Program description

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting Technician familiarizes students with accounting fundamentals. Students will learn the recording functions of the accounting process as well as analyze, classify, and summarize financial reports and other similar documents. In addition to basic accounting skills, students in this program will receive advanced training focused on cost accounting and principles of business law.... [-]

USA Chicago
September 2020
80 weeks
Campus
Hawaii Community College

The Accounting program prepares students for entry-level positions. Learning centers on the accounting equation and the accounting cycle, recording financial transactions ... [+]

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Accounting program prepares students for entry-level positions. Learning centres on the accounting equation and the accounting cycle, recording financial transactions, and preparing financial statements.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:

Perform basic accounting tasks and business math skills to maintain accurate accounting systems in for-profit organizations. Communicate with stakeholders in a manner that reflects organizational culture and sensitivity to a diverse customer and community needs. Perform basic office functions using standard and emerging technologies. Demonstrate, in a work envi... [-]
USA Hilo
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Campus
Kalamazoo Valley Community College

The two-year AAS degree in accounting prepares students for entry-level accounting positions such as bookkeeper, accounts receivable, accounts payable, or payroll clerk; ... [+]

The two-year AAS degree in accounting prepares students for entry-level accounting positions such as bookkeeper, accounts receivable, accounts payable, or payroll clerk; as assistants to line and staff accountants; or as a paraprofessional accountant in a CPA firm. Both manual and computer integrated accounting systems are emphasized. To transfer for a bachelor’s degree majoring in accounting, students should see a counselor concerning a transfer program.

Currently enrolled students should check their Degree Works audit for specific course and program information. Students should also consult with a counselor or advisor for program specific information.

Required Classes Princ... [-]
USA Kalamazoo
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Washtenaw Community College

This program prepares students for jobs with duties assigned to a beginning accountant such as verifying additions, checking audits, postings, vouchers, analyzing account ... [+]

This program is available on campus or online

Articulation

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan has more than 120 articulation agreements with four-year colleges throughout the state. Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should meet with an advisor to ensure Michigan Transfer Agreement requirements are met.

Contact Information

We welcome your questions, suggestions or comments. Please email us at studrec@wccnet.edu or call 734-973-3543. Our office hours are 12:00pm to 11:00pm (GTM) Monday through Thursday, 12:00pm to 9:00pm (GMT) Friday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm (GMT) on Saturday.

Admissions Requirements

Students may be required to demonstrate proof of academic proficiency for courses in this program. Your admissions specialist will advise you if placement tests are required.... [-]

USA Ann Arbor
September 2020
Full-time
5 semesters
Campus
Online
Southwestern Michigan College

This degree is for students who specifically want a two-year accounting degree or plan on transferring to Ferris State University to complete a four-year accounting degre ... [+]

Accounting

Associate in Applied Science

Leading to a Baccalaureate degree in Accounting through Ferris State University

Career Pathway: Business, Management, Marketing & Technology Career Cluster: Finance

NOTE: This degree is for students who specifically want a two-year accounting degree or plan on transferring to Ferris State University to complete a four-year accounting degree. If you wish to transfer to another four-year program, please contact your advisor to determine specific course requirements at the receiving institution prior to selecting options/electives. In order to become a Certified Public Accountant, you must meet an education requirement of 150 semester hours of college education, a work experience requirement, and pass the CPA examination.... [-]

USA Dowagiac Niles
September 2020
Full-time
5 semesters
Campus
Community College of Philadelphia

The Accounting curriculum leads to an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. Students receive training in accounting theory and generally accepted accounting techn ... [+]

Description:

The Accounting curriculum leads to an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. Students receive training in accounting theory and generally accepted accounting techniques, as well as in basic management and related fields. Students are prepared for a variety of careers in both industry and government, including positions such as junior accountant, accounting trainee, accounts receivable or accounts payable technician, or tax examiner.

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of the Accounting curriculum, the student will be able to:

Demonstrate an understanding of financial statements prepared according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), prepare journal entries and complete the accounting cycle using computerized general ledger software. Demonstrate an understanding of managerial and cost accounting concepts. Analyze and interpret financial statements for economic decision-making. Effectively communicate with users of financial information orally and in writing. Program Entry Requirements: ... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Neosho County Community College

Accounting students may prepare to transfer to a university or they may choose to enter the job market upon completion of two years of study at Neosho County Community Co ... [+]

The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting is a two-year degree for students who intend to seek employment upon graduation rather than transfer to a university. Level I certification exposes students to fundamental business concepts and Level II certification provides more in depth business content. Career areas may include: accounting clerk, staff accountant, bookkeeper, payroll clerk, cashier, treasurer, administrative assistant, and office manager.

Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science degree is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Prerequisites and Tuition

The student will need to demonstrate proficiencies in reading, English, and mathematics based on the COMPASS assessment test, ACT or SAT scores, or by taking the recommended/required classes. Some of the courses in this curriculum have specific prerequisites.... [-]

USA Chanute Ottawa
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Delaware County Community College

The career program in Accounting prepares students for various entry-level positions in the field of accounting. It is strongly recommended that students who plan to purs ... [+]

The career program in Accounting prepares students for various entry-level positions in the field of accounting. It is strongly recommended that students who plan to pursue further studies at a four-year institution immediately after graduation to major in Accounting take the Business Administration with the Accounting Concentration program.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

Perform all steps in the accounting cycle for business entities; Analyze financial statements, recognize potential problem areas, and suggest appropriate actions to alleviate or eliminate problems; Prepare a federal income tax return and other tax forms for representative individuals including the person who is operating the business as a single proprietorship; Record representative cost accounting transactions and subsequently reflect the effect of these transactions in appropriate financial statements; Recognize special needs of business; Prepare various operating budgets leading to the preparation of a master budget; Prepare variance reports; Demonstrate a knowledge of capital budgeting; Discuss the importance of ethical behavior in business operations; Demonstrate efficient utilization of appropriate accounting software; Apply basic economic principles in the business decision-making process; Describe the contemporary legal environment in business. ... [-]
USA Philadelphia
September 2020
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
Mid Michigan College

Our faculty makes the difference. They come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing real-world business and accounting experiences into the classroom. This means that our ... [+]

Why Choose MMCC?

Our faculty make the difference. They come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing real world business and accounting experiences into the classroom. This means that our students learn from more than their textbooks. And we carefully tailor teaching strategies to ensure that graduates are workplace ready. Our transfer partners, like Northwood University, indicate that our students come prepared and succeed in their bachelor programs. Our personalized approach to success ensures that you're not a number. Our faculty learn their students' names, because our class sizes are small and our courses are focused. We don't spread ourselves thin, which means that you benefit from more attention and more guidance. We succeed when you succeed, so our investment in your success is personal. Employers value our students. Below is what one employer has to say: “Keegan has demonstrated very professional skills at his job here at Brown Machine. Coming into his position, he was ready for any challenge. As a cost analyst for us, he has taken on projects with confidence and his knowledge and attention to detail is growing every day.” Stephanie Tremain Human Resources Administrator, Brown Machine LLC... [-]

USA Harrison Mount Pleasant
September 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Sullivan County Community College

The Accounting AAS degree program integrates a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and concepts with hands-on training in computerized accounting. It is designed to p ... [+]

Overview

The Accounting AAS degree program integrates a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and concepts with hands-on training in computerized accounting. It is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in private, public, and governmental accounting. Students learn how to use popular, commercial software packages. The program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The Business faculty at SCCC has worked closely with members of the College’s Business Advisory Board to design courses that relate to jobs in the business world. SCCC has state-of-the-art computer classrooms and labs. The faculty are business professionals, many holding MBA degrees. A National Teaching Excellence Award winner is also on staff.... [-]

USA Loch Sheldrake
January 2020
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus