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 all accounting career programs.
 
Course Outline
 
Required Courses
(13 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
Total Credits: 45  
 
General Education Required Courses
(2 Courses)
Select 3 credits from the following courses.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
CMST 121 Introduction to Communication
ENGL 121 College Composition I - Critical Reading & Writing
Total Credits: 6  
 
Elective Courses
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Select 3 credits from the following courses.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
MATH 112 College Algebra
MATH 201 Elementary Statistics
MATH 207 Statistics and Its Applications
Total Credits: 3  
 
Elective Courses
(select 3 credits from the courses below)
Select one of the ECON courses below.
Course
Number
Course Title Credits
ECON 190 Personal Finance
ECON 206 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 207 Principles of Macroeconomics
Total Credits: 3  
 
General Education Elective Courses
Choose enough credits to meet the 15-credit General Education requirements from any of the ten (10) MnTC Goal areas. See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
See your advisor to select courses that fulfill this requirement.
Total Credits: 3  
 
Total AAS Degree Credits: 60