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Accounting (ACAAS)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus, South Omaha Campus

This degree aids students in developing skills, knowledge, and aptitudes necessary to seek employment in paraprofessional accounting positions. The program encompasses a broad range of accounting, business topics, and applications.

Graduation Requirements

General education

27.0

Major requirements

72.5–74.0

Total credit hours required

99.5–101.0

General education requirements (27.0 credit hrs.)

Communications

English level I

4.5

English level II

4.5

Humanities/social sciences

Select one of the following:

ARTS 1110Art History-Ancient to GothicONLINEHYBRID

4.5

ARTS 1120Art History-Renaissance to ModernONLINE

4.5

ENGL 2470Introduction to Women's Literature

4.5

ENGL 2530Ethnic Literature

4.5

ENGL 2610British Literature IONLINE

4.5

ENGL 2620British Literature II

4.5

GEOG 1050Introduction to Human GeographyONLINE

4.5

HIST 1050Introduction to Black HistoryONLINE

4.5

HIST 1110World Civilization from Prehistory to 1500ONLINE

4.5

HIST 1120World Civilization from 1500 to PresentONLINEHYBRID

4.5

HIST 2050Modern Europe since 1815

4.5

HUMS 1000Humanities through the ArtsHYBRID

4.5

MUSC 1010Introduction to Music I

4.5

MUSC 1020Introduction to Music II

4.5

PHIL 2030Introduction to EthicsONLINE

4.5

PSYC 1010Introduction to PsychologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

SOCI 1010Introduction to SociologyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

SOCI 1250Introduction to AnthropologyONLINE

4.5

SOCI 2060Multicultural IssuesONLINE

4.5

THEA 1000Introduction to the TheatreONLINE

4.5

PHIL 2030 is recommended.

Quantitative/numeracy skills

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

Take MATH 1220 or higher level MATH course.

Other

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Major requirements for Accounting (72.5-74.0 credit hrs.)

Since the core courses for the Accounting and Business Management degrees are interchangeable, students can easily change their degree of choice during the first year of courses.

Courses

ACCT 1100Accounting IONLINEHYBRID

4.0

ACCT 1110Accounting IIONLINEHYBRID

4.0

ACCT 1120Accounting IIIONLINEHYBRID

4.0

ACCT 2120Intermediate Accounting I

4.0

ACCT 2130Intermediate Accounting II

4.0

ACCT 2140Intermediate Accounting III

4.0

ACCT 2230Microcomputer Business Applications

4.0

ACCT 2330Managerial Cost Accounting

4.0

ACCT 2940Business Plan Capstone

1.5

BSAD 1000Introduction to BusinessONLINE

4.5

BSAD 1010Principles of MarketingONLINE

4.5

BSAD 1100Business Law IONLINE

4.5

BSAD 1110Business Law IIONLINE

4.5

BSAD 2100Principles of ManagementONLINE

4.5

ECON 1000MacroeconomicsONLINE

4.5

ECON 1100MicroeconomicsONLINE

4.5

FINA 2230Business FinanceONLINE

4.5

ACCT 2120 (Fall only). ACCT 2120 can be taken concurrently with ACCT 1120.

ACCT 2130 (Winter only)

ACCT 2140 (Spring only)

ACCT 2330 (Fall and Spring only)

FINA 2230: It pays to be prepared. It is strongly recommended that students complete math requirements early in the program of study. Taking FINA 2230 immediately after completing accounting courses is suggested. Additional prerequisite(s) may be required.

Select one course from the following:

ACCT 1060Payroll AccountingONLINE

3.0

ACCT 1070Individual Income Tax Accounting

4.0

ACCT 1210Accounting with QuickBooks

3.0

ACCT 2981Internship in Accounting

variable

FINA 1200Wealth-Building Fundamentals and Personal FinanceONLINE

4.5

INFO 1212SpreadsheetsONLINE

4.5

Curriculum Guide

Below is a suggested guide for students planning to seek employment in accounting after two years of full-time study.

First Year

First quarter

ACCT 1100Accounting IONLINEHYBRID

4.0

BSAD 1000Introduction to BusinessONLINE

4.5

ENGL 1010English Composition IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

OR

ENGL 1230Business WritingONLINE

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

MATH 1220Business MathematicsONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:22

Second quarter

ACCT 1110Accounting IIONLINEHYBRID

4.0

ECON 1000MacroeconomicsONLINE

4.5

ENGL 1020English Composition IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

OR

ENGL 1240Oral and Written ReportsONLINE

4.5

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Total Credit Hours:17.5

Third quarter

ACCT 1120Accounting IIIONLINEHYBRID

4.0

BSAD 1010Principles of MarketingONLINE

4.5

ECON 1100MicroeconomicsONLINE

4.5

Humanities/social sciences elective

4.5

Total Credit Hours:17.5

Second Year

Fifth quarter

ACCT 2120Intermediate Accounting I

4.0

ACCT 2330Managerial Cost Accounting

4.0

BSAD 1100Business Law IONLINE

4.5

BSAD 2100Principles of ManagementONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:17.0

ACCT 2120 (Fall only)

ACCT 2330 (Fall and Spring only)

Sixth quarter

ACCT 2130Intermediate Accounting II

4.0

ACCT 2230Microcomputer Business Applications

4.0

BSAD 1110Business Law IIONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:12.5

ACCT 2130 (Winter only)

Seventh quarter

ACCT 2140Intermediate Accounting III

4.0

ACCT 2940Business Plan Capstone

1.5

Elective requirement

3.0-4.5

FINA 2230Business FinanceONLINE

4.5

Total Credit Hours:13.0-14.5

ACCT 2140 (Spring only)