2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Sep 27, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog

Accounting, A.A.S.


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(Code 1211)

This program leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree with an emphasis in accounting and provides the background and skills necessary for an entry-level job in the accounting field. A counselor should be consulted if the student plans to transfer to a four-year institution. 

Upon completion of this program [CIP: 52.0302], graduates should be able to:

  • apply accounting fundamentals through the entire accounting cycle.
  • apply procedures for accumulating and using data needed for managerial planning, controlling, and decision making.
  • utilize accounting principles in manual and computerized accounting systems.
  • understand and apply general tax rules of individuals and businesses.
  • analyze, interpret, and communicate essential financial information to designated users.

Prerequisite courses may apply to this program. A minimum of 60 unduplicated credits (100 level or higher) are required for all associate degree programs.

Completion Time: 6 semesters 

Academic Advising: You should meet with an academic counselor prior to registering for classes.

General Education Requirements


Life Skills


The following course prepares students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Life Skills (the skills needed to succeed in work-life including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, professionalism, self-awareness, and self-management) and is required in the students’ first semester at MCC: 

Written Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Written Communication, choose one:

Oral Communication


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Oral Communication, choose one:

Laboratory Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Application of Scientific Methodologies, choose one:

Mathematics


The following courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Basic Computational Methods and Mathematical Concepts and Applications (MATH190 is also a Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Course), choose one:

Social Science


The following Michigan Transfer Agreement Recommended Courses prepare students to meet MCC’s General Education Goal of Demonstrating Competence in Local, National, and Global Citizenship, both required:

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