2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Accounting Diploma (D25100)

The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law and economics. Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

ACC 121Prin of Managerial Acct
3
2

4

ACC 122Principles of Financial Accounting II
3
0

3

ACC 129Individual Income Taxes
2
2

3

ACC 130Business Income Taxes
2
2

3

ACC 220Intermediate Accounting I
3
2

4

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

Total Major Hours: 30

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Total General Education Hours: 6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 120Prin of Financial Acct
3
2

4

BUS 110Introduction to Business
3
0

3

BUS 115Business Law I
3
0

3

ACC 130Business Income Taxes
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
11
4
13

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ACC 121Prin of Managerial Acct
3
2

4

ACC 122Principles of Financial Accounting II
3
0

3

ACC 129Individual Income Taxes
2
2

3

ACC 220Intermediate Accounting I
3
2

4

Total Credit Hours:
11
6
14

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
COM 231Public Speaking
3
0

3

ECO 251Prin of Microeconomics
3
0

3

ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Total Credit Hours:
9
0
9

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 36