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Associate of Applied Science Degree
Program Director: Kerry Dolan
Upon completion of the Accounting Degree program, students will be prepared for employment in general accounting occupations. They will be prepared to work in public, private, or governmental agencies as accounting clerks, accounting technicians, bookkeepers, accounting support personnel, or payroll assistants.
Graduates are prepared to:
- Prepare financial records for a business.
- Prepare and interpret financial statements of a business while applying generally accepted accounting principles.
- Understand internal controls necessary in business organizations.
- Perform accounting functions for sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations.
- Use computerized accounting software.
- Communicate professionally, both orally and in writing.
- Compute payrolls and prepare basic federal and state payroll tax forms and returns.
- Prepare basic income tax returns for individuals and businesses using commercial tax preparation software.
Estimated Resident Program Cost*
|Tuition and Fees||$6,380|
Fall 2016 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums will be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.
Many students need preliminary math and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.
GFC MSU Additional Graduation Requirement
|COLS 103||Becoming a Successful Student +||1|
|ACTG 101||Accounting Procedures I **,+||3|
|BGEN 105||Introduction to Business +||3|
|CAPP 120||Introduction to Computers +||3|
|M 108||Business Mathematics **,+||4|
|WRIT 101||College Writing I **,+||3|
|ACTG 102||Accounting Procedures II *,+||3|
|ACTG 180||Payroll Accounting *,+||3|
|CAPP 156||MS Excel *,+||3|
|COMX 115||Intro to Interpersonal Communc +||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|M 105||Contemporary Mathematics **,+||3|
|M 121||College Algebra **,+||3|
|ACTG 201||Principles of Fin Acct *,+||3|
|ACTG 205||Computerized Accounting *,+||3|
|CAPP 158||MS Access *,+||3|
|ACTG 202||Principles of Mang Acct *,+||3|
|ACTG 211||Income Tax Fundamentals *,+||3|
|BGEN 235||Business Law *,+||3|
|CAPP 105||Short Courses: Computer Calc *,+||1|
|CAPP 154||MS Word *,+||3|
|WRIT 122||Intro to Business Writing **,+||3|
|BMGT 210||Sml Business Entrepreneurship *||3|
|BMGT 215||Human Resource Management *||3|
|BMGT 235||Management *||3|
|BMGT 277||Principles of Strategic Mgmt *||3|
|BMKT 225||Marketing *||3|
|BMKT 240||Advertising *||3|
|BMKT 242||Intro to Global Markets||3|
|ECNS 201||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECNS 202||Principles of Macroeconomics||3|
|PHL 110||Introduction to Ethics||3|
|PSYX 100||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|STAT 216||Introduction to Statistics **||4|
|OR other courses with advisor approval|
Indicates prerequisites needed.
Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.
A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.