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Accounting

ACCOUNTING CERTIFICATE
 
Mission Statement
The Accounting Certificate program in Accounting is a program of study designed to prepare students for self-employment, for entry-level positions in accounting or to pursue an AAS degree in Accounting or Business Administration.

Goals and Program Outcomes
  • Program graduates will be self-employed or manage their own business
  • Program graduates will continue their higher education studies
 
Accounting Certificate Outcomes:
  • Program graduates will be able to complete the steps of the accounting cycle in a manual and computerized accounting system
  • Program graduates will be able to analyze and record ordinary business transactions
  • Program graduates will be able to prepare financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Program graduates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the importance of business ethics in the accounting profession
 
Accounting
Certificate (CIP: 52.0302B)
 
First Trimester   
ACCT 101 Fundamentals of Accounting 3
BADM 114 Introduction to Business 3
BUED 125 Business Math 3
ENGL 101 Composition 3
Total Credits    12
Second Trimester    
ACCT 201 College Accounting I 3
ACCT 220 Federal Income Tax 3
COSC 107 Computer Literacy 3
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra 3
Total Credits    12
Third Trimester    
ACCT 235 Microcomputer Accounting for Small Business 3
BADM 118 Small Business Management
3
- - COSC 123 (Excel or ACCT 280 (Cooperative Education) 3
Total Credits    9
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED   33
 
 
ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE

The AAS Degree in Accounting is a program of study over five trimesters designed to prepare graduates
Degree in Accounting is a program of study over five trimesters designed to prepare graduates with the general skills necessary to obtain an entry-level position in the field of accounting or work toward completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. A formal double–entry accounting system is taught using manual and computerized systems. Generally accepted accounting principles and concepts are emphasized. The Tribal Accounting class will further prepare students to successfully obtain employment with the tribes.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment among Accountants, Auditors and Management Analysts will add the 16% more jobs by 2020.

Mission Statement
The Accounting Associate of Applied Science Program will provide training and education to students to enable them to compete and qualify for employment in the accounting field; and to produce well trained and competent professionals to provide services to private, public, and tribal entities.

Goals and Program Outcomes
  • Program graduates will obtain an entry level position in the accounting field
  • Program graduates will continue their higher education studies
 
Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting Outcomes:
  • Program graduates will be able to prepare financial statements and record business transactions in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Program graduates will be able to analyze financial statements using ratio analysis and managerial accounting techniques
  • Program graduates will be able to apply various business and accounting software applications to accounting processes
  • Program graduates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of income tax preparation processes for an individual tax return.
  • Program graduates will be able to apply ethical principles in business decision making
 
Accounting
Associate of Applied Science Degree (CIP: 52.0302D)
 
First Trimester    
ACCT 101 Fundamentals of Accounting 3
BADM 114 Introduction to Business 3
BUED 125 Business Math 3
ENGL 101 Composition 3
Total Credits     12
Second Trimester    
ACCT 201 College Accounting I 3
ACCT 220 Federal Income Tax 3
BADM 130 Principles of Management 3
COSC 107 Computer Literacy 3
MATH 120 Intermediate Algebra 3
Total Credits     15
Third Trimester    
ACCT 202 College Accounting II 3
ACCT 235 Microcomputer Accounting for Small Business 3
BADM 118 Small Business Management 3
COSC 123 Excel
3
Total Credits    
12
Fourth Trimester    
BFIN 211 Principles of Finance
3
ECON 200 Macroeconomics 3
ENGL 219 Technical Writing 3
SPCH 130 Public Speaking 3
Total Credits     12
Fifth Trimester    
ACCT 250 Tribal Accounting 3
ECON 201 Microeconomics 3
BADM 240 Business Law 3
- - ACCT 280 (Cooperative Education) OR Elective (Business Course) 3
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED   33