Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) Accounting

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Accounting A.A.S. Degree

Adriane Champagne, Program Director
Madison Monroe Educational Building, Office 207
(409) 984-6416
champagneam@lamarpa.edu

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The Accounting Program will allow students to develop essential skills in analytical, conceptual, and technical proficiency in accounting. Students will learn to understand the financial world through the use of ledgers, financial statements, and budgets. This degree introduces students to courses such as computerized accounting, managerial accounting, and forensic accounting.

AAS Accounting Recommended Program of Study
Course Title SCH
First Year
Fall Semester
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
ACNT 1331 Federal Income Tax: Individual 3
POFI 1349/
ITSW 1304
Spreadsheets or
Introduction to Spreadsheets
3
POFT 1309 Administrative Office Procedures I 3
POFT 1313 Professional Workforce Preparation 3
Spring Semester
ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
ACNT 1311 Introduction to Computerized Accounting 3
ITSW 1301 Introduction to Word Processing 3
POFT 1321 Business Math 3
POFT 2312/
ITSW 1310
Business Correspondence & Communication or
Introduction to Presentation Graphics Software
3
Second Year
Fall Semester
ECON 2301/
ECON 2302
Principles of Macroeconomics or
Principles of Microeconomics
3
MATH 1332 Contemporary Mathematics – Quantitative Reasoning 3
ACNT 1329 Payroll and Business Tax Accounting 3
BUSI 1301 Business Principles 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
Spring Semester
ENGL 1301 English Composition 3
XXXX x3xx Humanities Elective 3
ACNT 2333 Advanced Accounting 3
ACNT 2386/
ACNT 2302
Internship-Accounting Technology/Technician & Bookkeeping
or Accounting Capstone
3
POFI 2350 Databases 3
Total 60