Arapahoe Community College

2015-2016 Catalog

Accounting AAS

Associate of Applied Science Degree

CIP 520302 (ACC2)

This program is designed to prepare the student for entry-level positions in the bookkeeping/accounting field. This would include clerical positions in specialized areas such as accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll, as well as positions with a more total involvement in accounting.

Admission Requirements

  • Application to Arapahoe Community College

Program Requirements

General Education Courses

(16 credit hours)

BUS 216

Legal Environment of Business

3

COM 115

Public Speaking OR

 

COM 125

Interpersonal Communication OR

 

COM 225

Organizational Communication

3

ECO 201

Principles of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1) OR

 

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)

3

ENG 121

English Composition (GT-CO1) I OR

 

ENG 131

Technical Writing

3

MAT 121

College Algebra (GT-MA1) OR higher

4

Major Courses

(32 credit hours)

ACC 115

Payroll Accounting

3

ACC 121

Accounting Principles I

4

ACC 122

Accounting Principles II *

4

ACC 131

Income Tax I

3

ACC 135

Spreadsheet Applications for Accounting

3

ACC 226

Cost Accounting

3

ACC 229

Managerial Accounting

3

ACC 287

Cooperative Education OR

 

ACC 289

Capstone

3

BUS 217

Business Communications & Report Writing

3

FIN 101

Introduction to Finance

3

Track 1 - Accounting Emphasis

Restricted Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Select six credit hours from Business Electives, six credit hours from ACC/CIS Electives. Please consult with an Advisor for selection of electives best suited to your needs.

Business Electives (6 credit hours)

Select six credits from any course with the following prefixes: BTE, BUS, ECO, FIN, INV, MAN, MAR

ACC/CIS Electives (6 credit hours)

Select six credits from any course with the following prefix, not already required: ACC, CIS, CNG, CSC

Track 2 - Financial Services Emphasis

Restricted Electives (12 Credit Hours) Please consult with an Advisor for selection of electives best suited to your needs.

INV 115

Investments/Stocks and Bonds

3

ECO 201

Principals of Macroeconomics (GT-SS1) OR

 

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics (GT-SS1)

3

Any

CIS, FIN

6

Total

60 Credit Hours

*Students without a good background in algebra should take the math requirement prior to taking ACC 122.

Courses may be substituted with approval from the Accounting Department Chair.

Graduation Requirements

  • To graduate, students must apply for graduation and complete the graduation survey (available via myACC). (form available at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation)
  • After applying for graduation, all correspondence to a student about the status of their program conferral will be sent to their student email address only.
  • As a graduate of a Career and Technical Education program you will be contacted by an ACC employee in approximately six months to verify your employment information. This information gathering is a federal requirement to ensure that ACC receives certain federal funding.

2015-2016 Catalog

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