The Accounting/Business curriculum is designed to introduce students to the various aspects of the free enterprise
system. Students are provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding
of business organizations in today's global economy.
Course work includes business concepts such as accounting, legal environment of business, economics, management,
entrepreneurship, e-business, and marketing. Skills related to the application of these concepts are developed
through the study of computer simulations, communication, team building and decision making.
Through these skills, students will have a sound business education base for lifelong learning. Graduates are
prepared for continued business educational opportunities, employment opportunities in government agencies,
financial institutions and large to small business or industry.
PROGRAMS and DEGREE REQUIREMENTS:
There are two program options for Accounting. The Associate of Science Degree requires 64 credits over 4
recommended semesters and the Certificate requires 35-36 credits over 2 recommended semesters. Both options can be
Notes: Students must complete all of the courses with a "C" or better in order to receive the
A.S. degree in Accounting/Business. Students should research the institution where they plan to obtain their
bachelor's degree to determine business course requirements and should choose from Western courses accordingly.
Below are the courses we offer that are most relevant to this program. Check the program options above to
see which courses are required. Courses in other academic areas are also required. Please view the College Catalog for course
descriptions not listed below.