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Accounting, A.S. (105)

Allegheny, Boyce, North, South, Online
Associate of Science

Explore careers in Accounting

This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background and skill and knowledge in accounting.

Graduates may earn a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related business field.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Explain the role and value of accounting in a business organization.
  2. Demonstrate entry-level accounting skills and current knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  3. Analyze business transactions and determine their impact on financial statements.
  4. Solve accounting problems using analysis and critical thinking.
  5. Utilize accounting concepts and techniques to make management decisions.

Degree Requirements

Total: 16–17 Credits

Total: 16–17 Credits

Total: 15–17 Credits

Total: 15 Credits

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 62–66

1 Students should take a minimum of six credits or two courses in the area of the Bachelor’s degree or related fields of knowledge. A second Computer Information Technology sciences (CIT) course is recommended.
2 In selecting mathematics electives, business calculus and statistics is expected of third-year students. MAT 195 - Business Mathematics  does not fulfill this requirement.

Transfer Opportunities

Articulation agreements are available for students to complete the Associate Degree and transfer to La Roche College , Point Park University , Thiel College  and Westminster College . It is important that students consult with a counselor early in their program to develop a course plan most appropriate for the school to which they intend to transfer. See www.ccac.edu/articulation for details.