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2023 - 2024 Catalog 
    
2023 - 2024 Catalog

Accounting, A.A.S.


DEGREE: ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Accountants prepare the reports and schedules that guide companies in evaluating efficiency, controlling costs, measuring profitability, and meeting regulatory requirements.  Delgado’s Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting acquaints students with the principles, procedures, and theories of organizing and maintaining financial records, preparing financial reports, tracking payroll, and preparing tax returns.  The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and is designed to train graduates to succeed in careers requiring a two-year degree.

The College offers a Certificate of Technical Studies program in Accounting Technology: Account Clerk and a Career and Technical Certificate program in QuickBooks.  Learn more about these programs:

Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Accounting Associate of Applied Science program, the learner will be able to:

  • Analyze and record financial transactions and properly report financial information in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (SLO # 1)
  • Identify and apply individual income tax and payroll tax laws (SLO # 2)
  • Demonstrate professional business communication skills, both written and oral (SLO # 3)
  • Master accounting and entry-level business software applications (SLO # 4)
  • Perform accounting functions and applications in both a manual and a computerized accounting system (SLO # 5)
  • Perform managerial accounting functions using proper format and procedures (SLO #6)
  • Demonstrate proficiency in general business knowledge including economic theory, business law, ethics, and management (SLO #7)

 

REQUIRED RELATED COURSES


GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS


See General Education Requirements , for approved Humanities and Natural Science courses.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 60


NOTE:


See Graduation Requirements .

Students planning to pursue a baccalaureate program should contact that receiving institution for determination of course transferability. A listing of Delgado courses can be found by following this link: Transfer List 

Suggested Sequence


Total: 15 credit hours


Total: 15 credit hours


Third Semester


Total: 15 credit hours


Fourth Semester


Total: 15 credit hours


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 60