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Accounting • Associate in Arts

Transfer Program

Colleague Code: AA.ACCT

Curriculum Code: AAD 100

 

Program Information:

Accounting is a field where the management of numbers plays an important part in personal and business finances. Sound accounting practices are vital for the success of a business. Businesses and organizations rely on accountants to ensure financial accuracy and efficiency of financial operations. Students can prepare to directly enter the workforce in basic accounting positions or transfer to a four-year university for a bachelor’s degree.

  • Intended for students planning to earn a baccalaureate degree in accounting.
  • Transfer students are recommended to verify senior-institution requirements, which vary.
  • Many colleges prefer ACC 201 and BUS 204 to be taken at the senior college level. Students should determine the preference of the college to which they are planning to transfer before enrolling in these courses.

For Program Information Contact:

Social Science and Business Department at 217-786-2414 or 217-786-2391 or see a Student Success Coach.

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester:

ACC 103Financial Accounting

4

BUS 121Introduction to Business

3

EGL 101Composition I

3

Humanities Selection

3

Social Science Selection

3

Second Semester:

ACC 104Managerial Accounting

3

EGL 102Composition II

3

Life Science Selection

3-4

 

MAT 130Calculus for Business and Social Science

4

OR

MAT 140Finite Mathematics

4

Third Semester:

ACC 201Intermediate Accounting I

3

CSC 105Computer Applications and Concepts

3

CMN 101Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

ECO 131Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics)

3

Fine Arts Selection

3

Fourth Semester:

BUS 204Management

3

ECO 132Principles of Economics II (Macroeconomics)

3

Humanities or Fine Arts Selection

3

MAT 141Introductory Statistics

4

Physical Science Selection

3-4

Course Requirements:

Required General Education Courses

EGL 101Composition I

3

EGL 102Composition II

3

Total Credit Hours:6

Recommended General Education Courses

Please see your Student Success Coach for course planning.

ECO 131Principles of Economics I (Microeconomics)

3

ECO 132Principles of Economics II (Macroeconomics)

3

 

MAT 130Calculus for Business and Social Science

4

OR

MAT 140Finite Mathematics

4

 

MAT 141Introductory Statistics

4

Fine Arts Selection

3

Humanities Selection

3

Humanities or Fine Arts Selection

3

Life Science Selection*

3-4

Physical Science Selection*

3-4

Social Science Selection

3

Total Credit Hours:33

*A minimum of seven (7) credits must be earned in both the life and physical science areas; must be selected from the list of General Education Core Curriculum Courses and must include one laboratory course.

Recommended Program Courses

ACC 103Financial Accounting

4

ACC 104Managerial Accounting

3

ACC 201Intermediate Accounting I

3

Total Credit Hours:10

Recommended Program Support Courses

BUS 121Introduction to Business

3

BUS 204Management

3

CSC 105Computer Applications and Concepts

3

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 58