An Associate in Accounting degree prepares you for immediate entry into the accounting field. The ACBSP-accredited online 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 serve as a the perfect starting point to earning your bachelor's degree.
As a student in the fully online accounting program, you will learn from faculty with experience from all over the world who bring real-life experience into their academic teaching. Our faculty comes from various walks of life as entrepreneurs, officers within financial institutions, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), lawyers, engineers, teachers and leaders of corporations, for-profit and non-profit organizations.
As a graduate of the online associate in accounting program, you will be prepared for roles such as an accounts receivable clerk, accounting assistant, billing clerk, bookkeeper, payroll clerk and more. This program is especially appropriate for positions in businesses that require a small, but knowledgeable accounting staff.
An Associate in Accounting requires 60 credit hours.
General Education - 22 credit hours
or ENG 133 an HUM 203
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 Online Learning Orientation (TrineOnline 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.
Associate Degree in Accounting