Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, business law applications, tax accounting, payroll, computerized accounting information systems, budgeting and cost accounting, financial statement preparation and analysis, and financial planning. The degree will assist those employed in both small and large business entities to analyze business transactions, communicate information to management, handle compliance with governmental tax regulations, and effectively communicate the data gained in the accounting process.
Career Opportunities: Accountant, bookkeeper, fixed asset accountant, billing and collections clerk, regulation compliance in banking and other industries, accounts receivable, payable and payroll entry level positions, paraprofessionals in accounting and tax preparation at bookkeeping or public accounting firms, cost accountant, and brokerage assistants.
"This program of study is designed as a terminal degree for a specific career field. The associated courses are not designed to transfer to a four-year institution."