Accounting AA, Associate of Arts
This degree is designed for students intending to transfer to institutions that offer a four-year program in Accounting. Beyond the general education requirements and other degree, program, and elective requirements, this degree should be considered in conjunction with the requirements of the selected transfer institution. Students should consult with a transfer advisor or Accounting coordinator to select the combination of courses that best meets the requirements of the transfer institution.
Upon successful completion of this degree, students will be able to:
- demonstrate mastery of financial and managerial accounting concepts sufficient for further study in the discipline by preparing balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flows, and budgets and by preparing costs, volume, and profit analysis;
- demonstrate the ability to organize, process, and report relevant managerial accounting information for use in planning and decision-making;
- calculate, interpret, and/or analyze key macroeconomic and microeconomic indicators for the U.S. economy used to predict and describe business cycles and recognize the increasing interdependence of the U.S. economy with other world trading partners;
- recognize the impact that business laws, rules, and regulations have on society, businesses, and individuals; and
- create, design, and deliver effective and well-organized oral and written presentations utilizing state-of-the art technology.