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Accounting A.A.S.

This program is designed to prepare students for various career opportunities in accounting, such as positions in accounting firms, industry, or government. Emphasis is placed on internal accounting procedures and generally accepted accounting principles. This program is intended to provide a foundation on which the graduate can build an accounting career through expanded experience and/ or further education. Completion of the first two semesters leads to an award of an Accounting Clerk Certificate. Students enrolling in accounting degree programs should make every possible effort to complete courses in the required sequence. When circumstances warrant deviation from prescribed plans, the department chair or one of the faculty advisors must be consulted for approval of changes including, but not limited to, substitution of courses, waiver of prerequisites, and permission to take courses.  

(60 hours required to graduate Pending THECB approval)

Freshman First Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ACNT 1303 Introduction to Accounting I  OR 3
ACCT 2301 Principles of Accounting Financial 3
BUSG 1304 Financial Literacy 3
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
ENGL 1301 Composition I  3
HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3

Freshman Second Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
ACNT 1304 Introduction to Accounting II  OR 3
ACCT 2302 Principles of Accounting Managerial 3
ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll & Business Tax Accounting (Spring Only)  OR 3
ACNT 1331 Federal Income Tax Accounting (Fall Only) 3
POFT 1325 Business Math Using Technology 3
ACNT 2288 Internship – Accounting 2
POFT 1120 Job Search Skills 1

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Sophomore First Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
Elective X3XX Behavioral Science / Social Science 3
ECON 2301 Principles of Economics (Macro) 3
SPCH 13XX Speech 3
ACNT 2303 Intermediate Accounting I 3

Sophomore Second Semester (15 total hours)

Course # Course Name Hours
Elective X3XX Language, Philosophy & Culture, OR Creative Arts 3
Elective X3XX Math**  OR  Life and Physical Sciences 3
BUSI 2301 Business Law*  OR 3
BUSI 2305 Business Statistics 3
POFT 2312 Business Communication and Correspondence  OR  3
Elective X3XX Business*** 3
ACNT 1313 Computerized Accounting Applications 3

* Check with transfer specialist for university/college transfer specifics.
** MATH 1332 or higher
*** Business elective may be from BMGT, BUSG, BUSI, HRPO, MRKG, POFI, POFT, or ITSW
     or a course approved by the department chair.


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