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Accounting

Associate in Applied Science

Dean: Dr. Marvin Hunt

Program Coordinator: Lakshmy Sivaratnam

A 2.0 (C) overall grade point average must be achieved in all coursework and a 2.0 (C) or better in all Business core and specialty courses.

This program is designed to prepare students for immediate employment in the fields of accounting and business. Many of the courses listed below will transfer to a number of four-year colleges and universities. However, students who plan to transfer for a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, should follow the Business track. These students should also contact the Counseling Department and the four-year college of their choice to obtain a list of course requirements of the transfer institution.

Since the transferability of courses will vary depending on the specific four-year institution, it is strongly recommended that if students are intending to transfer to a four-year institution, they must consult with the transfer institution and with their respective KCKCC advisor before enrolling in order to determine the transferability of their courses. It is the student's responsibility to follow the transfer requirements established by his/her transfer institution.

General Education Requirements

College Requirement - All first time degree-seeking students who score 73 or above on the COMPASS reading exam are required to take HUDV0100, First Year Experience. All degree-seeking students who score below 73 on the COMPASS reading exam will take HUDV0101, Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning. (See exemptions)

Course Number
Course Title
Hours
HUDV Requirements:
HUDV0100 First Year Experience or
1
HUDV0101 Strategies for Academic Excellence/Lifelong Learning
2
Total
1-2
 
Basic Skill Requirements:
ENGL0101 Composition I*
3
ENGL0102 Composition II*
3
SPCH0151 Public Speaking or
SPCH0153 Interpersonal Communication
3
Total
9
 
Mathematics Requirement:
BUSN0110 Business Math*
3
Total
3
 
Humanities Requirement:  (from one of the following disciplines: Art, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theatre or Modern Language):
Humanities Core Elective
3
Total
3
 
Social and Behavioral Science Requirements:
ECON0201 Principles of Macroeconomics or
PSYC0101 Psychology*
3
Total
3
 
Natural and Physical Science Requirement:
  Natural and Physical Science Core Elective
3-5
Total
3-5
   
Total General Education Requirements:
22-25
Business Core Requirements:
BUSN0101 Accounting I
3
BUSN0204 Business Law I*
3
BUSN0210 Introduction to Business
3
BUSN0211 Business Communications*
3
CIST0111 Microcomputer Business Software*
3
Total Business Core Requirements
15
 
Accounting Specialization Core Requirements:
BUSN0102 Accounting II*
3
BUSN0105 Personal Finance
3
BUSN0164 Income Tax Procedures
3
BUSN0203 Managerial Accounting*
3
BUSN0205 Intermediate Accounting*
3
BUSN0206 Business Law II*
3
BUSN0209 Computerized Accounting*
3
Total
21
   
Electives: (3 additional credits)
BUSN0166 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Tax Preparation and
2
BUSN0167 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Tax Preparation Internship*
1
BUSN0286 Principles of Management
3
CIST0166 Microcomputer Applications I: (Spreadsheets)
3
Total Electives
3
 
Total hours required for an Associate in Applied Science in Accounting Degree:
61-64

*See course description for prerequisite.