The Accounting and Finance Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program is a great choice if you’re interested in going into an accounting profession. You’ll become familiar with the universal language of business while learning how to assemble, analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations. When you complete the program, you can seek a career assisting accountants through responsibilities such as accounts receivable/payable, payroll, balance sheets, income statements, billing, and bank statement reconciliation.
The Accounting and Finance program also offers diploma and certificate options.
Learn more about this program’s student outcome data.
Skills You’ll Learn
The Accounting and Finance program is focused on job-related skills in the following areas:
- Analyzing, classifying, and recording transactions for profit and nonprofit organizations
- Mastery of adjusting entries, correction of accounting errors, payroll, inventory, depreciation, internal controls, and fraud prevention
Understanding of federal and state tax law, general business, and economics
There are many employment opportunities for Accounting and Finance graduates, including:
- Accounting clerk
- Full-charge bookkeeper
- Junior accountant
- Office manager
Plan of Study
The recommended course sequence for this program and a complete list of related classes are available in the Academic Catalog. Click the button below to view a copy of this plan of study, which is also available as a PDF.