The Accounting AAS degree program integrates a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and concepts with hands-on training in computerized accounting. It is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in private, public, and governmental accounting. Students learn how to use popular, commercial software packages. The program is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
The Business faculty at SCCC has worked closely with members of the College’s Business Advisory Board to design courses that relate to jobs in the business world. SCCC has state-of-the-art computer classrooms and labs. The faculty are business professionals, many holding MBA degrees. A National Teaching Excellence Award winner is also on staff.
Graduation Requirements (60-62 credits)
After successfully completing the requirements of the Business Accounting (AAS), a student should be prepared to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the accounting cycle, including preparation and interpretation of financial statements, all in accordance.
- Utilize research and communication skills for the preparation of various business and accounting presentations, reports and documents.
- Demonstrate proficiency in the use of an integrated accounting system.
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically, solve problems, and make decisions independently.
- Use interpersonal skills to function effectively as a team member in evaluating business and accounting problems.
- Apply various business and accounting concepts and theories to business activities.