- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball, LSC-University Park, and LSC-Online
- Accounting Departments
The Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree is designed to prepare students to fulfill many types of entry-level positions found in the field of accounting. Many students who graduate with this type of degree go on to work for accounting firms, businesses, governmental or not-for-profit organizations. Accounting associates' responsibilities may involve providing assistance to top level accountants and auditors by performing accounting, administrative and bookkeeping duties. Other functions could include compiling data required for management and governmental reports and processing customer invoices using various accounting software systems.
Please contact the Accounting Department at your campus for more information.
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|ACNT 1303||Introduction to Accounting I||3|
|BUSI 1301-or-BMGT 1327||Business Principles-or-Principles of Management||3|
|BCIS 1305||Business Computer Applications||3|
|HRPO 1311||Human Relations||3|
|Second Semester Courses||10 Credits|
|ACNT 1331||Federal Income Tax: Individual||3|
|SPCH 1321||Business and Professional Communication||3|
|PHED 1164||Introduction to Physical Fitness & Wellness||1|
|ACNT 1311||Intro to Computerized Accounting||3|
|Third Semester Courses||7 Credits|
|ACCT 2401||Principles of Financial Accounting||4|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|First Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|ACNT 2402||Principles of Managerial Accounting||4|
|ACNT 1347||Federal Income Tax for Partnerships and Corporations||3|
|ECON 2301-or-ECON 2302||Macroeconomics-or-Microeconomics||3|
|BUSI 2304||Business Writing and Correspondence||3|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|BUSI 2301||Business Law||3|
|ACNT 2303||Intermediate Accounting I||3|
|MATH 1314||College Algebra||3|
|Elective||Department Approved Elective2||3|
|Third Semester Courses||6 Credits|
|ACNT 2331||Internal Control and Auditing3||3|
|Accounting AAS Degree Program Total||60 Credits|
Median wage: $35,7681
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Accounting Clerk2
- Accounting Assistant2
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