Feb 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Online Catalog and Student Handbook 
2018-2019 Online Catalog and Student Handbook

Accounting Concentration: Business, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science in Accounting is designed to prepare students for employment in public, private and governmental accounting as a paraprofessional.  The program covers financial, managerial and tax accounting using manual and computerized accounting systems.

Students pursuing the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential and those planning to transfer to senior institutions should consider the university parallel Associate of Science degree, Business Administration emphasis.

The A.A.S. in Accounting was developed in compliance with the Complete College Tennessee Act of 2010.  Students who begin this program at Cleveland State Community College and transfer to another Tennessee public community college are guaranteed that their credits will transfer and will be credited toward completion of the A.A.S. degree in Accounting at the receiving institution.  This is an occupational program designed to equip students for employment. This program is not a transfer program, although many institutions accept all or part of the course work toward the bachelor’s degree.

Summary of Required Hours

Fall Credit Hours
ACCT 1010 - Principles of Accounting I   3
ENGL 1010 - English Composition I   3
GEN 1010 - First Year Seminar   3
ACCT 1020 - Principles of Accounting II   3
ACCT 2301 - Payroll Accounting   3
BUSN 2370 - Legal Environment of Business   3
COMM 2025 - Fundamentals of Communication   3
MATH 1530 - Introductory Statistics   3
ACCT 2341 - Cost Accounting   3
ACCT 2362 - Forensic Accounting   3
ACCT 2382 - Accounting Systems Applications   3
BUSN 1300 - Personal Finance   3
ECON 2200 - Principles of Microeconomics   3
ACCT 2331 - Tax Accounting   3
ACCT 2399 - Accounting Capstone   3
BUSN 2320 - Business Finance   3
ECON 2100 - Principles of Macroeconomics   3
PHIL 1040 - Introduction to Ethics   3
Total 63

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