Programs of Study

Business Accounting

Degree: AAS  |  Graduation Requirements: 60 credits

Program Summary:

Virtual Classes Available

(Delivered 50% online)

The Accounting AAS degree program integrates a thorough knowledge of accounting theory and concepts. 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 faculty are business professionals, many holding MBA degrees.

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.
  • Pre-req: Math Comp

This program is delivered 50% online.

The SUNY Sullivan


  • The Business faculty at SUNY Sullivan has worked closely with members of the College’s Business Advisory Board to design courses that relate to jobs in the business world.

  • The Business Accounting AAS program offers hands-on training in computerized accounting in our state-of-the-art computer classrooms and labs.

Business Mathematics
Financial Accounting
Composition I
SCI Prefix Course with Lab
Business Communications
Principles of Management
Managerial Accounting
Fundamentals of Speech
Business Law I
Physical Education Elective
Liberal Arts Elective*
Intermediate Accounting I
Computer Accounting with QuickBooks
Federal Income Tax Procedures
International Business
Microsoft Excel

*All AAS degrees require ENG 1001 Composition I, ENG 1301 Fundamentals of Speech, a 4 credit science course with lab and a minimum of 10 additional Liberal Arts credits from at least two other areas of study. Liberal Arts prefixes: ANT, ECO, ENG, FLA, GEO, HIS, HON, HUM, MAT, POL, PSY, SCI, and SOC. COM 1301, Interpersonal Communications, COM 1305, Intercultural Communication, COM 2110, Intro to Media Communications, CPT 1210, Computer Literacy, CPT 1301, Logic and Problem Solving, CRJ 1115, Introduction to Criminal Justice, and THE 1700, Theater History I are also classified as liberal arts.


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