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Accounting - Associate of Technical Arts Degree

The Associate of Technical Arts Degree in Accounting is a program designed for students who completed the Accounting Certificate and want advanced skills for employment in the accounting field. The program includes technology, management, communication, and accounting courses for those who seek jobs as office managers, administrative assistants, executive assistants, program managers, small business owners, and others who will be working with budgets and financial information. The program is also designed for those who are looking for advancement in their careers or a new skill set in understanding and using financial information.

Assumptions:

  • Students have basic computer and internet knowledge
  • Minimum placement in AENGL 093 or ENGLP 093
  • Mathematical ability equivalent to Math 60 or Business Math (BUS 130) is also recommended

Program Requirement Sheet

Degree Pathway

This is a suggested degree pathway, a sequence of courses to earn the degree completely online. Please connect with an advisor to customize your program to meet your needs.

- Fall - Winter - Spring - Summer

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
ACCT 101       Accounting Fundamentals Minimum placement in AENGL 093 or Bridge 093. 5
BSTEC 107       Business English Placement in ENGLP 093 or AENGL 100 or equivalent. 3
JOBDV 100 Career and College Success

N/A
Meets 3 credits of Career and College Success requirement.

3

Total: 11 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
BSTEC 110

(or only 5 credit college level English  course)

   Business Communications

BSTEC 107 and 130 recommended.

Meets 5 credits of communication skills Requirement and CD requirement

Cultural Diversity (CD) Requirement - All students earning a degree must meet a CD requirement by taking at least five (5) credits of CD courses.  There are many options for CD courses. 

 

 

5
ACCT 201   Principals of Accounting ACCT 101 or instructor permission. 5
ACCT 214   Individual Income Tax Preparation ACCT 101 or instructor permission. 5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits

BUS 130 
(or only 5 credit college level math  course

Business Mathematics

MATH 047 or PREP 047 or equivalent with a grade of 2.0 or higher, or appropriate score on Math Placement Test, or advisor recommendation. Minimum placement into AENGL 093 or ENGLP 093. 

Meet 5 credits of Quantitative Analysis/Symbolic Reasoning Skills

5
ACCT 202       Principals of Accounting II ACCT 201 or instructor permission. 5

BSTEC 245

(or only 5 credit college level English  course)

Advanced Business Communications 

BSTEC 110 and BSTEC 130 or CIS 100

Meets 5 credits of communication skills Requirement and CD requirement

 (5) credits of CD courses.  There are many options for CD courses.

5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits

BSTEC 224

Spreadsheet (Excel)

N/A

5
ACCT 216      QuickBooks Online ACCT 101 or instructor permission. 5

ACCT 203

Principals of Accounting III

ACCT 201 or instructor permission.

5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits

BSTEC 225

Advanced Excel Projects

BSTEC 224 or equivalent; and BUS 130 or ACCT 101 or equivalent.

5
MGMT 270     Project Management I: Project Scope and Requirements N/A 5

BSTEC 260

  Supervision and Management Skills

N/A 

Meets 5 credits of human relations skills Requirement and CD requirement

5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits

BSTEC 294

     Career Management

N/A

3

BUS 291

(1 to 12 credits)

    Business Internship N/A 1-12

ACCT 254

   Payroll tax

ACCT 201 or instructor permission

5

Any program elective to complete a total of 90 credits

   

 

 

Total: 9-19 credits

Grand Total: 90 credits

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