Opportunities for people in accounting are wide open in business, schools, government offices, and industrial plants in both the public and private sector. Related areas of employment are with computer systems or in office management. An accountant examines, analyzes, and interprets accounting data for the purpose of giving advice and preparing financial statements. The study of accounting occurs through lectures, labs and the use of computers. Certain skills and knowledge are common to accounting career occupations, regardless of specific job titles and are included in al accounting career programs.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(18 Courses)
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ACCT 1800 Business Law
ACCT 1814 Payroll Accounting
ACCT 1815 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1816 Principles of Accounting II
ACCT 1831 Accounting Math & Calculators
ACCT 1834 Computer Accounting Applications I
ACCT 1837 Spreadsheet Concepts & Applications
ACCT 1842 Income Tax
ACCT 2814 Cost Accounting I
ACCT 2821 Intermediate Accounting I
ACCT 2823 Intermediate Accounting II
ACCT 2845 Auditing
ACCT 2847 Fund/Non-Profit
BUS 225 Managerial Accounting
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
GSWS 1401 Employment Preparation
MATH 112 College Algebra
Total Credits: 62  
Note there is a data error. The credits listed in this section total 60 while the section is listed as having 62 credits.
 
Elective Courses
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Select 3 credits from the following courses.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
SPCH 223 Effective Listening
SPCH 225 Small Group Communication
SPCH 226 Interpersonal Communications
SPCH 228 Argument and Reasoning
Total Credits: 3  
 
Elective Courses
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Select 3 credits from the following courses.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ECON 190 Personal Finance
ECON 206 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 207 Principles of Macroeconomics
Total Credits: 3  
 
Elective Courses
Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Electives: Select a minimum of 4 credits from any of the 10 MnTC Goal Areas
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 4  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 72