Accounting: AS Degree

The Associate of Science Degree in Accounting is a four-semester course of study designed to prepare students for a career in Accounting as an Accounting Clerk, Bookkeeper, Payroll Clerk or entry-level Accountant. Candidates must complete all required courses with a grade of "C" or above. Each degree must total at least 60 units. 

Career Opportunities

Accounting clerks, Bookkeepers, Payroll clerks, Entry-level Accountants.

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Apply knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.
  2. Apply current computer applications in accounting.
Program Requirements 
Required Core Courses
ACCT-120Introduction to Accounting3
ACCT-122Federal Income Tax for Individuals3
ACCT-125Financial Accounting5
ACCT-126Managerial Accounting5
ACCT-127Accounting Software: QuickBooks3
BUSI-100Introduction to Business3
BUSI-103Legal Environment of Business3
BUSI-105Business Communication3
COMS-101Computer Information Systems3
COMS-165Microsoft Excel3
ECON-100Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECON-101Principles of Microeconomics3
SPCOM-126Intercultural Communication3
Total Units43

To receive an Associate Degree, students must complete 60 degree applicable semester units with a grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must also complete the NVC General Education pattern to earn an Associate degree. Consultation with a Counselor is highly encouraged to ensure all requirements are met.