AAS, Accounting

Our Associate of Applied Science degree curriculum* with an Accounting concentration prepares you for a variety of accounting career opportunities in private, government, and not-for-profit organizations. You will graduate with a solid academic foundation in accounting principles as well as business problem solving and business communication skills.

Empowered to Succeed

As a graduate of the AAS in Accounting program*, you will be prepared to:

  1. Identify the accounting standards principles and be able to prepare basic financial statements.
  2. Identify business organization concepts and theories and be able to write a basic Business Plan.
  3. Describe the basic concepts of economic theories and market structures relative to their implications for government, business, and individuals.
  4. Define the fundamental tax laws and principles and be able to prepare individual tax returns.
  5. Demonstrate effective written and oral business communication within a professional setting. 

*The general education core for this degree complies with guidelines of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI).

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