Jan 27, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

Accounting, A.B.

Academic Program Code:  128

This program prepares students for responsible positions in the accounting department of small businesses and for support positions in both financial and manufacturing accounting in larger firms. The program includes a thorough study of the accounting cycle, cost accounting, tax accounting, budgeting, inventory valuation, and statement analysis.

To receive an Accounting Associate in Business degree, a student must meet the course and credit requirements.

Note: This program is designed for career entry and/or advancement in selected fields. It is not intended to be a transfer program. Students planning to transfer should see a counselor or faculty advisor concerning transfer options.

General Education Courses

Select a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work from the General Education Course list.  Course work must be selected as directed from the areas below.

English Composition and Communications


Select one (1) Humanities General Education Elective.

Social Sciences

Select one (1) Social Sciences General Education Elective.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Select one (1) Natural Sciences Lab/Non Lab General Education Elective or one (1) Mathematics General Education Elective.

General Education Total Credit Hours

15 (minimum)

Program Elective Courses

Total Credit Hours


In What Order Should I Take Classes?

In What Order Should I Take Classes?

Please select courses from the Priority I list.  Select courses based on the number of credits you are taking in the semester, for example, if you are a part time student you do not have to take all of the courses listed.  If you are unable to schedule Priority I courses, move to and select from the list of Priority II, Priority III, and Priority IV courses.

Priority I

Priority II

EN 101 - English Composition I  

General Education Course-Nat Sci/Mathematics

BA 103 - Introduction to Business  

BA 256 - Principles of Accounting I  

EN 102 - English Composition II  


COM 131 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking  


COM 135 - Interpersonal Communication  

General Education Course

General Education Course

BA 207 - Business Law I  

BA 257 - Principles of Accounting II   

Priority III

Priority IV

BA 262 - Cost Accounting  

BA 268 - Tax Accounting  

BA 270 - Marketing  

Program Elective Course

Program Elective Course  


BA 160 - Computerized Accounting 

BA 260 - Computerized Accounting II  

BA 264 - Intermediate Accounting   

BA 283 - Business Management 

Program Elective Course

Program Elective Course 

NOTE: This priority schedule assumes the student is prepared to take the courses listed. If prerequisites are required, additional semesters may be required to complete this degree.

Meet with an Academic Program Advisor and consult My Degree Path for specific degree requirements.