Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

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Accounting

ALLEGHENY, BOYCE, NORTH, SOUTH  
Associate of Science (105)

This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year institution with a broad college background and skill and knowledge in accounting.

Graduates may earn a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related business field.

Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:

  1. Explain the role and value of accounting in a business organization.  
  2. Demonstrate entry level accounting skills and current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.  
  3. Analyze business transactions and determine their impact on financial statements.   
  4. Solve accounting problems using analysis and critical thinking.   
  5. Utlize accounting concepts and techniques to make management decisions.  

See also Accounting Specialist (340)

See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.

Degree Requirements

Minimum Credits to Graduate: 62-66

First Semester

 

Course #       

Course Name

Credits

ACC-104

Financial Accounting

4

ECO-102

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

ENG-101

English Composition 1

3

 

Computer Information Technology Elective        

3–4

             

Social Science Elective

3

             

Total Credits

16–17

Second Semester

 

ACC-203

Managerial Accounting

4

ECO-103

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ENG-102

English Composition 2

3

 

Business Elective1

3

             

Mathematics Elective2 

3–4

             

Total Credits

16–17

 Third Semester

ACC-201

Intermediate Accounting 1

3

MAT-120

Analytical Methods or Equivalent

3–4

SPH-101

Oral Communication

3

             

English Elective

3

             

Science Elective

3–4

             

Total Credits

15–17

Fourth Semester

 

ACC-202

Intermediate Accounting 2

3

             

Business Elective1

3

             

General Elective

3

             

Humanities Elective

3

             

Social Science  Elective

3

             

Total Credits

15

1Students should take a minimum of six (6) credits or two (2) courses in the area of the bachelor’s degree or related fields of knowledge. A second Computer Information Technology (CIT) course is recommended.

 2In selecting Mathematics electives, you should know that Business Calculus and Statistics is expected of third-year students. MAT-195 Business Mathematics does not fulfill this requirement.

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