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ACCT Associate in Science Degree

The Associate in Science Degree program is designed to prepare the you for entry-level accounting positions in accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, inventory, bookkeeping, and other related fields. Your development in the areas of analytical knowledge, communication skills, and computer applications is emphasized.

In order to obtain an accounting certificate or degree, students must pass all required accounting courses with a grade of “C” or better.

AS Degree in Accounting Requirements

Updated for 2013-2014

 

First Semester Requirements

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

 

ACC 124*
or ACC 201*

College Accounting I (3)
Intro to Financial Accounting (3)

3

 

BUSN 188

Business Calculations

3

 

MGT 121

Customer Service

3

 

SP 151

Personal and Public Speech

3

 

BUS 101

Business Computer Systems

3

 

 

Total Semester Credits: 15

 

 

Second Semester Requirements

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

 

ACC 125*
or ACC 202*

College Accounting II (3)
Intro to Managerial Accounting (3)

3

 

ENG 100

Composition I

3

 

ACC 150

Using QuickBooks® in Accounting

3

 

ACC 132

Payroll & Hawai‘i GE Tax

3

 

BUS 120

Principles of Business

3

 

BUSN 166

Professional Employment Preparation
(AS students may take this in their fourth semester)

1

 

 

Total Semester Credits: 16

 

 

Third Semester Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

BUSINESS

Elective for those who completed
ACC 201 and ACC 202
(see recommended list in 4th semester)

3

ACC 134

Income Tax Preparation

3

ECON 131
or ECON 130
or ECON 120

Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
Principles of Microeconomics (3)
Introduction to Economics** (3)

3

ENG 209

Business Writing

3

Nat Science

Natural Science Elective (DB or DP)

3

 

Total Semester Credits: 15

 

Fourth Semester Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ACC 255

Using Spreadsheets in Accounting

3

BLAW 200

Legal Environment of Business

3

BUSN 193B

Cooperative Education

1

A & H

Arts and Humanities Elective (DA or DH)

3

BUSINESS

Business Elective
Highly Recommended
ACC 137 Business Income Tax (3)

4

 

Total Semester Credits: 14

 

 

Total Degree Credits

60

 

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