ACCOUNTING / A.S. DEGREE

Ammerman - Eastern - Grant
Hegis Code - 5002, CIP Code - 52.0302

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: ACCT-AS
 

     This two-year program, leading to the Associate in Science degree, is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college for continued study toward the baccalaureate degree in accounting and who ultimately wish to prepare for the New York State Certified Public Accountant examination. Courses in this curriculum have been carefully selected to ensure that they will be accepted for transfer credit in most upper-division collegiate programs.

Admission Procedures and Requirements

     Entering students must have an 80 high school average which includes successful completion of high school mathematics sequence through Algebra 2/Trig or equivalent. Continuing college students without high school math need to have completed MAT111. Applications are processed on a rolling basis for fall and spring semesters. Most students with minimum admission criteria will be admitted into the program.

FIRST SEMESTER: 17-18 credits Credits
ACC101: Financial Accounting I 3
BUS101: Introduction to Business 3
BUS115: College/Workplace Skills Seminar 1
  ECO111: Macroeconomics: The National Economy 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
* Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Physical Education 1
     
SECOND SEMESTER: 17-18 credits Credits
ACC102: Financial Accounting II 4
BUS112: Computing for Business  
  or Computer Science (CST) Elective 4
  ECO112: Microeconomics: Prices and Markets 3
  ENG102: Introduction to Literature 3
* Mathematics Elective 3-4
     
THIRD SEMESTER: 17 credits Credits
ACC201: Intermediate Accounting I 4
** History Elective 3
*** Humanities Elective 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
LAW111: Business Law I 3
     
FOURTH SEMESTER: 13 credits Credits
ACC115: Managerial Accounting 3
ACC202: Intermediate Accounting II 4
*** Humanities Elective 3
LAW212: Business Law II 3
     
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 64-66

*Mathematics courses must be chosen from MAT103 and beyond, with the exception of MAT111. MAT121 and MAT131 are recommended.
** To be selected from HIS101, HIS102, HIS103, HIS104, HIS107, HIS118, HIS119, HIS120.
***At least one humanities elective must be chosen in the arts (visual arts, music, theatre).
These courses constitute the major courses in this curriculum.
 NOTES: 1) Students planning to transfer to a SUNY four-year institution should check the SUNY General Education Requirements for selecting courses.
2) See Transfer Agreements for articulation agreements with four-year colleges and universities.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION  
Accounting and Business 32 credits
Humanities 12 credits
Social Sciences 9 credits
Mathematics 6-8 credits
Laboratory Science 4 credits
Physical Education 1 credit