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This program is designed to prepare the student for entry into the business community in such entry-level positions as bookkeeper, accounting clerk, or assistant auditor. Skills required for maintaining records, controlling finances, and preparing financial reports are taught. Students interested in transferring to a four-year college or university with a major in Accountancy or Business Administration (Accounting-related option) may consider the Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration.

AWARD

TYPE

GRAD PLAN

REQ COURSES UNITS

TOTAL MAJOR UNITS

TOTAL REQ’D UNITS

Accounting

AA

Plan B

32

41+

60+

+ At least 60 degree applicable units (41 total major units and Plan B units) are required to earn an Associate Degree.

 

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Associates DegreeAssociate of Arts Degree Requirements

and Recommended Sequence of Classes

 

 

MAJOR CODE:  0502.00

(41 Units and Plan B) + All other West requirements for Associate Degree

 

REQUIRED COURSES                                                      UNITS

ACCTG 1*         Introductory Accounting I                          5

ACCTG 2           Introductory Accounting II                         5

ACCTG 25         Automated Accounting                               3

BUS 32               Business Communications                          3

BUS 5                 Business Law I                                            3

CO SCI 930        Microsoft Advanced Business App             4

ECON 1              Principles of Economics I                           3

ECON 2              Principles of Economics II                          3

MKTG 1             Principles of Selling                                     3

TOTAL REQUIRED COURSE UNITS                               32

*Accounting 21 plus Accounting 22 are the equivalent of Accounting 1.

 

ELECTIVE COURSES

Choose 9 units from the following:

ACCTG 15         Tax Accounting I                                            3

ACCTG 20         Managerial Accounting                                  3

MGMT 1            Principles of Management                              3

MKTG 21           Principles of Marketing                                  3

TOTAL REQUIRED UNITS + 9 Elective Units                  41

 

Total Degree Units Required                                               60

 


RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCE

 

SEMESTER 1                                                                          UNITS

BUS 5                 Business Law I                                               5

BUS 32               Business Communications                             3

GEN ED             Any General Education Course                      3

GEN ED             Any General Education Course                      3

TOTAL SEMESTER 1 UNITS                                               14

 

SEMESTER 2                                                                          UNITS

ACCTG 1*          Introductory Accounting I                             5

ACCTG 25         Automated Accounting                                   3

CO SCI 930**    Microsoft Advanced Business Application    3

GEN ED             Any General Education Course                       3

TOTAL SEMESTER 2 UNITS                                                14

 

SEMESTER 3                                                                           UNITS

ACCTG 2           Introductory Accounting II                              5

Elective              ACCTG 15 or ACCTG 20                               3

Elective              MGMT 1 or MKTG 21                                    3

GEN ED             Any General Education Course                       3

GEN ED             Any General Education Course                       3

TOTAL SEMESTER 3 UNITS                                                17

 

SEMESTER 4                                                                           UNITS

ECON 1              Principles of Economics I                               3

MKTG 1            Principles of Selling                                         3

Elective              LAW 2 or PALGAL 44                                    3

GEN ED             Any General Education Course                       3

GEN ED             Any General Education Course                       3

TOTAL SEMESTER 4 UNITS                                                15

 

Total Degree Units Required                                               60

 

*Accounting 21 plus Accounting 22 are the equivalent of Accounting 1.

**Prerequisite CSIT 901 or equivalent experience.