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Associate in Accounting

Trine University Student AchievementsAn Associate in accounting degree is designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the accounting field. The program offers a foundation of accounting knowledge and competencies as well as technical, managerial, communication and leadership skills.

Courses in this degree program apply to the Bachelor of science in business administration accounting major and serves as an excellent program for just this purpose.

The Experience

Our faculty has experience from all over the world  in their professional areas of expertise and brings real-life experience into their academic teaching. Our faculty comes from various walks of life as entrepreneurs, officers within financial institutions, Certified Public Accountants, lawyers, engineers, teachers and leaders of corporations and for-profit and non-profit organizations.

The Results

This program is especially appropriate for positions in businesses that require a small, but knowledgeable accounting staff in Accounts Receivable Clerk, Accounting Assistant, Billing Clerk, Bookkeeper, Payroll Clerk, etc.ACBSP

Additional Information

An Associate in accounting degree requires 60 credit hours:

General Education - 22 credit hours

ENG 103 English Compensation I
ENG 113 English Composition II
ECO 213 Microeconomics
 or ECO 223 Macroeconomics
MA 113 College Algebra
SP 203 Effective Speaking
Humanities Elective - 3 credit hours
Science Elective - 3 credit hours
Mathematics or Science Elective - 1 credit hour

Program Requirements - 30 credit hours

AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 123 Business Concepts
LAW 203 Business Law I
MK 203 Marketing
AC 303 Cost Accounting
AC 323 Intermediate Accounting I
AC 333 Intermediate Accounting II
AC 373 Accounting information Systems
AC 423 Personal Income Tax
 or AC 463 Auditing

Additional Requirements - 8 credit hours

BA 101/UE 101 University Experience (Main Campus students)
 or UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation (CGPS students)
BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies

Select two of the following courses:
BA 113 Business Applications
 and/or COM 213 Business Communication
 and/or PSY 113 Psychology

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (opens in a new window).

This program is available on campus at any of our education centers and online.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.