A.A.S. in Accounting Degree Description

The need for professionally trained men and women to fill accounting positions in business and industry is a vital concern of the Accounting Program. The Accounting Program has three aims:

• To train students for entry-level career positions in the accounting profession.
• To provide students with an educational foundation to pursue advanced accounting studies at any four-year college leading to a bachelor's degree.
• To provide Spanish-dominant students the opportunity to learn accounting and to make a successful transition to an English-speaking work environment.

The program is designed for professional training in two tracks: English dominant and Spanish dominant. A broad and comprehensive introduction to accounting is provided. Upon successful completion of [the] course requirements, the student is granted an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Accounting.