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Compare Associate of Science Programs in Economic Studies in USA 2019/2020

Earning an Associate of Science degree involves more than just taking general education classes. This degree requires more focused attention on scientific subjects such mathematics, biology, or engineering. The skills gained from this process give graduates a better chance at more specialized jobs.

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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Top Associates of Science in Economic Studies in USA 2019/2020

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7 Results in Economic Studies, USA

Irvine Valley College

Accounting has been described as "the language of business." It serves as the backbone for careers in finance and tax. The historical perception of the field of accountin ... [+]

Accounting has been described as "the language of business." It serves as the backbone for careers in finance and tax. The historical perception of the field of accounting has changed dramatically. Today, the study of accounting encompasses not only the understanding of the sources of business income and expenses, but has broadened to provide you with the tools to effectively engage and contribute in big data analysis, mergers, acquisitions, valuation, risk minimization strategies, compensation strategies and more.

Curriculum

Complete the following courses:

ACCT 1A FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING ACCT 1B MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING

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ACCT 1BH MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING HONORS MGT 104 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION ... [-]
USA Irvine
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Saddleback College

This program meets a substantial portion of the 24-unit Accounting course requirement to take the California CPA exam. It is intended primarily for students possessing a ... [+]

This program meets a substantial portion of the 24-unit Accounting course requirement to take the California CPA exam. It is intended primarily for students possessing a bachelor’s degree or foreign university equivalent. In addition, completion of this certificate is helpful in securing entry-level accounting positions in business and industry such as Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Receivable Clerk, General Ledger Clerk, or Bookkeeper. CPA EXAM AND LICENSURE: Please contact the California Board of Accountancy.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

Prepare a set of basic financial statements. Calculate and analyze common ratios and numerical relationships that are produced through the accounting cycle. Demonstrate proficiency in processing the accounting cycle for a business. Demonstrate proficiency in communicating financial information in the subject area. Present an oral presentation in the designated subject area. Required Courses: ACCT 1A FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4 Units ACCT 1B MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4 Units * or ACCT 203 COST ACCOUNTING 3 Units * ACCT 202A INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING I 3 Units * ACCT 202B INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING II 3 Units * ACCT 216 INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX 4 Units * ACCT 217 PARTNERSHIP AND CORPORATE TAXATION 3 Units * ACCT 275 AUDITING 3 Units * BUS 13 LEGAL ENVIRONMENT AND BUSINESS LAW 3 Units Total Units for the Major: 26-27 ... [-]
USA Mission Viejo
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
Polk State College

Accounting Technology – There is a steady demand for skilled accounting professionals in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Entry-level positions are available ... [+]

Accounting Technology – There is a steady demand for skilled accounting professionals in both for-profit and non-profit organizations. Entry-level positions are available in receivables, payables, payroll, and auditing in all types of organizations. The program is also of value to the small business owner. Estimated potential earnings are $25,000 to $31,000. Continue your Education in Polk State’s Bachelor of Applied Science. Graduates from the above programs can continue their education in Polk State College’s Bachelor of Applied Science. The degree provides individuals the opportunity to build upon foundational skills attained through their associate degree programs by completing upper-division course work in management and leadership practices. The purpose of this program is to prepare graduates for careers in government, non-profit accounting, public accounting firms, and private industry. The program is also of value to the small business owner. Certain courses in this program require placement at the college level or satisfaction of developmental education requirements in reading, writing, and mathematics.... [-]

USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven  + 1 More
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
North Florida Community College

The A.S. Degree in Accounting Technology is a two-year program designed to equip students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to further their education and ca ... [+]

Explore a Career in Accounting Technology

Career options in the Accounting Technology field may include, but are not limited to, accounts receivable coordinators, accounts payable coordinators, general bookkeepers, credit and collection coordinators, payroll coordinators and assistant controller.

Associate in Science Degree - Accounting Technology

The A.S. Degree in Accounting Technology is a two-year program designed to equip students with the technical knowledge and skills needed to further their education and careers in entry-level accounting positions.

College Credit Certificates

NFCC offers three short-term Accounting Technology college credit certificates through its XCEL-IT Program. These certificate programs can be completed in one year or less. They can be taken individually or used as building blocks while completing the A.S. Degree in Accounting Technology.... [-]

USA Madison
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
College of Central Florida

Students who complete an Associate in Science Degree in Accounting are prepared for employment as accounting paraprofessionals in professional accounting occupations that ... [+]

Students who complete an Associate in Science Degree in Accounting are prepared for employment as accounting paraprofessionals in professional accounting occupations that require analysis, theory and design of accounting procedures and applications.

The program content provides training in the principles, procedures and theories of organizing, maintaining and evaluating business and financial transactions as well as the preparation of accompanying financial records and reports for internal and external use. The pros of choosing the accounting career path are:

1) A clear career path. If number crunching and analysis interest you then accounting provides that opportunity.... [-]

USA Ocala Lecanto Chiefland
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
Hillsborough Community College

This program will prepare students for a position as an accountant or as an accounting paraprofessional in advanced professional accounting occupations requiring analysis ... [+]

This program will prepare students for a position as an accountant or as an accounting paraprofessional in advanced professional accounting occupations requiring analysis, evaluation, theory, and design. The coursework focuses on basic accounting functions as well as skills common to several fields of business, including finance, business law, and general business topics.

General Education Requirements ENC 1101 English Composition I ............ 3 cr. MGF 1119 Introductory Mathematics w/Applications (non-transfer) or Mathematics General Education (transfer) ............................... 3 cr. PSY 2012 General Psychology ............... 3 cr. SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology ........ 3 cr. Humanities General Education ................. 3 cr. Program Required Courses ACG 2021* Financial Accounting .............. 3 cr. ACG 2071 Managerial Accounting .............. 3 cr. ACG 2100 Intermediate Accounting I ........... 3 cr. ACG 2110 Intermediate Accounting II ........... 3 cr. ACG 2340 Cost Accounting I ........................ 3 cr. ACG 2350 Cost Accounting II ........................ 3 cr. ACG 2450 Microcomputers in Accounting ....... 3 cr. CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers and Technology ........ 3 cr. CGS 2301 Management Information Systems ....... 3 cr. COP 1000 Programming Logic ........................... 3 cr. ECO 2023 Principles of Microeconomics ............. 3 cr. FIN 2001 Principles of Finance .............................. 3 cr. MAN 1021 Principles of Management ..................... 3 cr. OST 1335 Business Communications ................... 3 cr. SPC 1006 Speech Improvement ........................... 1 cr. TAX 2000 Federal Tax Accounting I ........................ 3 cr. TAX 2010 Federal Tax Accounting II ....................... 3 cr. ... [-]
USA Tampa
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Northwest College

This program provides students who wish to concentrate in the study of accounting or business administration with coursework that is a common base for advanced study and/ ... [+]

This program provides students who wish to concentrate in the study of accounting or business administration with coursework that is a common base for advanced study and/or careers in business. Students who study in this area typically seek degrees at senior institutions in the fields of accounting, finance, management, marketing and personnel administration among others. A degree in business is a popular choice for students planning to attend law school upon graduation. Northwest College’s Business Department offers students an opportunity to build a solid foundation for further study in these programs.

Students planning to enter careers in business through advanced study at a four-year institution will need to have coursework beyond the program requirements at Northwest College.... [-]

USA Powell
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus