Focus Area: Accounting

This focus area is intended for students who plan to major in Accounting at a 4-year college or university, after completion of their associate's degree at St. Louis Community College. Your official degree that you will be pursuing at St. Louis Community College with this plan is the Associate in Arts - Business Administration.

Focus Area: Accounting Full-Time Academic Plan

This academic plan is a recommended sequence for this pathway. It serves asgeneral guideline to help you build a course schedule each term that supports your timely completion. The College has made every effort to ensure its accuracy. However, the map is not a substitute for academic advisement—contact your advisor if you have any questions about your degree requirements.

Missouri Civics Examination.  Students entering college for the very first time in fall 2019 and who intend to complete an associate’s degree must successfully complete a civics examination. Information on who is eligible for a waiver can be found on the STLCC website.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you originally enrolled at STLCC prior to Spring 2024, you may need to view an archived catalog for your correct program requirements.  Please speak with an advisor or the program coordinator for more information.

New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 101 College Composition I (MOTR ENGL 100)3Placement score or ENG 030 or ENG 070 with a grade of "C" or better or recommendation of department and Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079This fulfills part of the written communications requirement.
COM 107 Public Speaking (MOTR COMM 110)3Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills the oral communication requirement.
MTH 160 Precalculus Algebra (MOTR MATH 130)3MTH 140 (or MTH 140S) with a grade of "C" or better or satisfactory score on placement test, and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills the mathematics requirement.
BUS 104 Introduction to Business Administration3Reading ProficiencyThis is a program requirement.
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective3 See recommendations listed below. Must be from 2 different disciplines.
Credit Hours15
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ENG 102 College Composition II (MOTR ENGL 200)3ENG 101 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis fulfills part of the written communications requirement.
ECO 151 Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)
or Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)
3Concurrent enrollment in MTH 140S, or placement into MTH 140, MTH 160 or MTH 185, and Reading ProficiencyThis is a program requirement.
MTH 180 Introductory Statistics (MOTR MATH 110)3Satisfactory scores on placement test, and Reading ProficiencyThis is a program requirement.
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective3 See recommendations listed below. Must be from 2 different disciplines.
Humanities and Fine Arts Elective3 See recommendations listed below. Must be from 2 different disciplines.
Credit Hours15
Summer Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
MCE 100 Missouri Civics Examination0
HST 101 United States History to 1865 (MOTR HIST 101)
or United States History from 1865 to the Present (MOTR HIST 102)
or African American History through Reconstruction (MOTR HIST 101AA)
or African American History from Reconstruction to the Present (MOTR HIST 102AA)
or Introduction to American Politics (MOTR POSC 101)
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079This fulfills the civics requirement.
Credit Hours3
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Natural Science Elective4 See recommendations listed below. Must be from 2 different disciplines. 1 course must be a lab.
ECO 151 Principles of Macroeconomics (MOTR ECON 101)
or Principles of Microeconomics (MOTR ECON 102)
3Concurrent enrollment in MTH 140S, or placement into MTH 140, MTH 160 or MTH 185, and Reading ProficiencyThis is a program requirement.
ACC 110 Financial Accounting4ACC 100 with a minimum grade of "C" or a high school accounting course or department approval, and Reading ProficiencyThis is a program requirement.
PSY 200 General Psychology (MOTR PSYC 100)
or Finite Mathematics
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079This fulfills part of the CORE 42 elective
Credit Hours14
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
Natural Science Elective3 See recommendations listed below. Must be from 2 different disciplines. One course must be a lab.
ACC 114 Managerial Accounting3ACC 110 with minimum grade of "C" and Reading ProficiencyThis is a program requirement.
Business Elective3 See options listed below.
Business Elective3 See options listed below.
PSY 200 General Psychology (MOTR PSYC 100)
or Finite Mathematics
3Reading Proficiency or concurrent enrollment in RDG 079This fulfills part of the CORE 42 elective.
Credit Hours15
Total Credit Hours62

Humanities and Fine Arts Electives

MOTR ARTS Discipline
ART 100Art Appreciation (MOTR ARTS 100)3
ART 101Art History - Prehistory to 1300 (MOTR ARTS 101)3
ART 102Art History - 1300 to Present (MOTR ARTS 102)3
MOTR LITR Discipline
ENG 204American Literature I (MOTR LITR 101A)3
ENG 217Major Black Writers (MOTR LITR 105AA)3
ENG 231World Literature (MOTR LITR 200) 13
MOTR PHIL Discipline
PHL 102Introduction to Logic (MOTR PHIL 101)3
PHL 112Business Ethics (MOTR PHIL 102P)3
MOTR RELG Discipline
PHL 103World Religions (MOTR RELG 100) 13

Natural Science Electives

Natural Sciences Lab
MOTR BIOL Discipline
BIO 110General Zoology (MOTR BIOL 100LZ)4
BIO 111Introductory Biology I (MOTR BIOL 100L)4
BIO 124General Botany I (MOTR BIOL 100LB)4
MOTR CHEM Discipline
CHM 109Chemistry and the Environment (MOTR CHEM 100L)4
MOTR LIFS Discipline
BIO 106Human Heredity (MOTR LIFS 100LG)4
MOTR PHYS Discipline
PSI 125Introduction to Atmospheric Science (MOTR PHYS 110LAS)4
Natural Sciences Non-Lab
MOTR ASTR Discipline
PSI 111Introduction to Astronomy I (MOTR ASTR 100)3
MOTR BIOL Discipline
BIO 113Modern Aspects of Biology (MOTR BIOL 100)3
BIO 117Conservation and Ecology (MOTR BIOL 100EC)3
MOTR LIFS Discipline
BIO 109Human Biology (MOTR LIFS 100)3
MOTR GEOG Discipline
GEG 103Physical Geography (MOTR GEOG 100)3
MOTR PHYS Discipline
GEO 100Earth Science (MOTR PHYS 110ES)3
PSI 101Physical Science (MOTR PHYS 110)3

Business Electives

BLW 201Legal Environment of Business 23
or BLW 101 Business Law I
IS 116Computer Literacy 23
MGT 204Business Organization and Management3
MKT 203Principles of Marketing3
IB 100International Business3
FIN 201Fundamentals of Finance3
1

PHL 103 and ENG 231 meet UMSL's cultural diversity requirement.

2

BLW 201 and IS 116 are highly recommended.

*Click on the hyperlinked course number to view additional information about the course.

**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.

*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice.  Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.