Accounting, Associate of Applied Science

Florissant Valley, Forest Park and Meramec

The degree is designed to provide students with a skill and knowledge background that will enhance an entry into the accounting job market. It is tailored to provide students with a comprehensive foundation in accounting and hands-on experience with computers using commercial accounting software.

Persons planning a career in accounting should have a proficiency in mathematics and be able to analyze, compare and interpret facts and figures quickly. Accuracy and the ability to handle responsibility with limited supervision are important. Courses in computer applications and work experience in the business area are extremely beneficial.

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Program of Study

Career General Education
ENG 100Career English3
or ENG 101 College Composition I
ENG 103Report Writing3
or ENG 102 College Composition II
ECO 151Principles of Macroeconomics3
ECO 152Principles of Microeconomics3
MTH xxxMathematics (140 level or higher)3
BUS 103Business Mathematics3
XXX xxxMissouri State Requirement3
Physical Education Activity
Select 2 credit hours2
Program Requirements
ACC 100Applied Accounting3
ACC 110Financial Accounting I4
ACC 114Managerial Accounting3
ACC 208Intermediate Accounting I3
ACC 213Survey of Business Taxes3
BLW 101Business Law I3
BUS 104Introduction to Business Administration3
Technology Core Courses
ACC 120Computer Accounting Applications for Business3
ACC 122Computer Accounting Applications - Spreadsheets3
ACC 124Computer Accounting Applications - Databases3
Area of Concentration
Select one of the following options:6
Accounting Associate Option:
Accounting electives
Tax Emphasis Option:
Approved tax electives
Business Electives
Select two of the following:6
ACC xxx
IS xxx
MGT xxx or MKT xxx
FIN xxx
Elementary Statistics
Total Credit Hours66