Oct 04, 2023  
College Catalog 2020-2021 
College Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting Specialist, AAS-T

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Associate of Applied Science - Transfer Degree: 90 credits

Enrollment Point: Fall, Winter, or Spring Quarter

This program builds upon the fundamental skills learned in the Accounting Paraprofessional program. This program provides additional training in specialized areas including managerial/cost accounting, governmental and non-profit accounting, federal and state business taxes, and additional studies of business law. Students enrolled in the Accounting Specialist program earn an Associate of Applied Science-Transfer (AAS-T) degree.

Program Learning Outcomes:

  • Communicate verbally and in writing with customers, colleagues and vendors.
  • Differentiate and identify skill-appropriate issues.
  • Identify and categorize data, and record financial transactions.
  • Practice ethical and professional behavior.
  • Compile and organize and record data according to GAAP and/or government regulations.
  • Analyze and summarize financial Information.
  • Perform functions of accounting clerk or paraprofessional when required.
  • Exercise professional judgment with minimal supervision when applying accounting principles.

Program Requirements

Below is the course sequence for students who enter in Fall Quarter. The course sequence for other entry points may vary. 

Quarter 6

GPA Requirements

  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum grade for each core course (ACCT& 201, ACCT& 202, ACCT& 203, and ENGL& 101): 2.0
  • Minimum grade for all other courses: 1.0

*Note: Clinical & Field-Based Experience courses require a Satisfactory (S) grade.

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