PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

ACCOUNTING
Associate in Applied Science Degree AL, AN, LO, MA, WO

Purpose: The curriculum is designed for persons who seek employment in the accounting field or for those presently in accounting who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills. The occupational objectives include accounting trainee, accounting technician, junior accountant, and accountant.

Transfer Information: NVCC has formal articulation agreements for transfer to the B.S. in Management at National Louis University, the B.S. in Accounting at Strayer University, and the B.S. in Business Education at Virginia Tech.

Recommended Preparation: The student should possess a proficiency in high school English and a strong background in basic arithmetic.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ACC

211

Principles of Accounting I

3

 

   BUS

100

Introduction to Business

3

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   IST

115

Basic Computer Literacy or

 

 

   

AST

236 Specialized Software Appl. or

 

 

   

BUS

226 Microcomputer Business Applications

3

 

MTH

151

Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ACC

212

Principles of Accounting II

 

3

 

   BUS

125

Applied Business Mathematics

 

3

 

   BUS

200

Principles of Management

 

3

 

   ECO

120

Survey of Economics

 

3

 

ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

PED/RPK

 

 

 

1

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

17

16

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ACC

221

Intermediate Accounting I

3

 

   ACC

231

Cost Accounting I

3

 

   ACC

261

Prin. of Federal Taxation I

3

 

   BUS

241

Business Law I

3

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

3

 

 

   ACC

222

Intermediate Accounting II

 

3

 

   ACC

241

Auditing I

 

3

 

ACC

 

Elective

 

3

 

   BUS

220

Introduction to Business Statistics

 

3

 

   FIN

215

Financial Management

 

3

 

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Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

18

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Accounting = 69.

1 Students may substitute a higher-level math. Consult a faculty advisor for appropriate selection.

2 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

3 ENG 115 or ENG 116 may be substituted for ENG 112.

4 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

5 ACC 215, ACC 219, ACC 232, and ACC 262 are acceptable electives.

6 Humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38.


       
 
       

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