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Associate of Arts
Accounting

Accounting
Associate of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 60 credits
  • Transfer up to 45 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
TUITION
  • $248 per credit hour (Europe)
  • $250 per credit hour (Downrange)

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Get your Associate's with a specialized curriculum in accounting.

Within the overall outcomes of the AA degree in General Studies, the specialized curriculum in accounting will help you demonstrate competencies in fundamental accounting practices to transition toward a bachelor’s degree in accounting and related fields.

Within the overall outcomes of the AA degree in General Studies, the specialized curriculum in accounting will help you demonstrate competencies in fundamental accounting practices to transition toward a bachelor's degree in accounting and related fields.

Courses in the Specialization (25 Credits)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 220)
  • (3 Credits, ACCT 221)
  • Any ACCT or FINC courses (9)
  • Accounting or business courses (9), chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 110)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 380)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 381)
    • (3 Credits, BMGT 496)
    • (3 Credits, CMIS 102)
    • (3 Credits, ECON 201)
    • (3 Credits, ECON 203)
    • (3 Credits, IFSM 300)
    • (3 Credits, MRKT 310)
    • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
      (If not applied to general education requirements)
    • Any ACCT or FINC courses
  • Elective course (1)

General Education Requirements (35 Credits)

Since some recommended courses fulfill more than one requirement, substituting courses for those listed may require you to take additional courses to meet degree requirements. Consult your academic advisor whenever taking advantage of other options. See information on alternate courses (where allowable) to fulfill general education requirements (in communications, arts and humanities, behavioral and social sciences, biological and physical sciences, mathematics, and research and computing literacy).

Research and Computing Literacy Courses


  • (1 Credit, LIBS 150)

  • (3 Credits, IFSM 201)

Communications Courses


  • (3 Credits, WRTG 111) or
    (3 Credits, WRTG 293)
    (related requirement for the BS in Accounting)

  • (3 Credits, WRTG 112)

  • (3 Credits, SPCH 100) or other communication, writing, or speech course

Math Course


  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
    (related requirement for the BS in Accounting)

Arts and Humanities Courses


  • (3 Credits, HIST 142) or
    (3 Credits, HIST 157) or other arts and humanities course

  • (3 Credits, ARTH 204) or foreign language course or other arts and humanities course

Behavioral and Social Science Courses


  • (3 Credits, PSYC 100) or other behavioral and social science course

  • (3 Credits, GVPT 170) or other behavioral and social science course

Biological and Physical Sciences Courses


  • (3 Credits, BIOL 101) and
    (1 Credit, BIOL 102) or other paired science lecture and laboratory courses

  • (3 Credits, NUTR 100) or
    (3 Credits, BIOL 160) or other science lecture course

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