Associate of Applied Science in
Accounting - Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration Berkeley College
Be precise. Be prepared.
The Berkeley College Accounting program can prepare you to manage a company's finances.
Every company and organization depends on accounting professionals. Because accounting is such a critical component to their success, companies look for individuals with both the knowledge and the real-world skills to manage their finances. That’s exactly what Berkeley’s Accounting programs focus on.
At Berkeley College, Accounting degree programs are developed with input from Advisory Boards made up of industry experts to prepare students for a range of career opportunities with accounting firms, public and private companies, and many other types of organizations.
Here’s what sets the Berkeley Accounting program apart:
- You’ll learn financial and managerial accounting theory and how to apply that knowledge in a business environment
- You’ll develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that can help you stand out in the professional world
- You’ll master analytics and technology used by accounting professionals, including the creation and management of spreadsheets, databases, and more
- You’ll get hands-on instruction from professors with professional accounting experience
- You’ll participate in a capstone course designed to put theory into practice
- You may have the opportunity to participate in an internship or job-related assignment for a valuable learning experience
- You can transition seamlessly between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
Tutoring services, workshops, seminars, and other support services are available through the Center for Academic Success. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in student chapters of professional associations, student clubs, and alumni groups that can help you make important industry connections.
Graduates of the Accounting program pursue positions in:
- Government Accounting
- Non-Profit Accounting
- Public Accounting
Sample Course Sequence
- CIS1115 Computer Applications 3
- ACC1111 Financial Accounting I 3
- MGT2220 Principles of Management 3
- SOC1123 First Year Experience 3
- ENG1105 Writing and Research 3
- ENG2205 Writing through Literature 3
- ACC1112 Financial Accounting II 3
- SOC2231 Human Relations 3
- MAT2212 Quantitative Methods 3
- CIS2201 Advanced Spreadsheets 3
- ACC1113 Managerial Accounting 3
- IBS2201 International Business 3
- MKT2220 Principles of Marketing 3
- MAT2215 Statistics I 3
- HUM2225 Introduction to Ethics 3
- ACC2115 Accounting Information Systems 3
- ACC2240 Cost Accounting 3
- ACC2252 Federal Taxation I 3
- ENG2265 Business Communications 3
- Free Elective 3
60 semester credits required for graduation