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Associate of Applied Science Degree
Program Director: Kerry Dolan
This program is offered completely on-line - discuss options with your advisor.
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 and interpret financial records for a business while applying generally accepted accounting principles and industry standards.
- Identify and explain common internal controls necessary in business organizations.
- Use computerized accounting software.
- Communicate professionally, both orally and in writing.
- Compute payrolls and prepare basic federal and state payroll tax forms.
- Prepare basic income tax returns for individuals and businesses.
- Analyze the legal, ethical, and practical implications of business decisions.
Estimated Resident Program Cost*
|Tuition and Fees||$6,835|
Fall 2018 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 131||Basic MS Office +||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|M 105||Contemporary Mathematics **,+||3|
|M 121||College Algebra **,+||3|
|Select one of the following:|
|WRIT 101||College Writing I **,+||3|
|WRIT 121||Intro to Technical Writing **,+||3|
|ACTG 102||Accounting Procedures II *,+||3|
|ACTG 180||Payroll Accounting *,+||3|
|CAPP 156||MS Excel *,+||3|
|ACTG 201||Principles of Fin Acct *,+||3|
|ACTG 211||Income Tax Fundamentals *,+||3|
|BGEN 235||Business Law *,+||3|
|COMX 115||Intro to Interpersonal Communc +||3|
|ACTG 202||Principles of Mang Acct *,+||3|
|ACTG 205||Computerized Accounting *,+||3|
|ACTG 215||Foundations of Government & Not for Profit Accounting *,+||3|
|WRIT 220||Business & Prof Writing *,+||3|
|ACTG 291||Special Topics: Accounting *||1-3|
|ACTG 298||Internship *||1-6|
|CAPP 158||MS Access *||3|
|CAPP 266||Advanced MS Excel Applications *||3|
|CSCI 100||Intro to Programming||3|
|ECNS 201||Principles of Microeconomics||3|
|ECNS 202||Principles of Macroeconomics||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.