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  Jan 22, 2018
Catawba Valley Community College 2017-2018 General Catalog

Accounting, A.A.S. (A25100)

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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during day and evening hours. Minimum time for completion: Day – four semesters full-time attendance. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Accounting curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth in the accounting profession. Using the “language of business,” accountants assemble and analyze, process, and communicate essential information about financial operations.

In addition to course work in accounting principles, theories, and practice, students will study business law, finance, management, and economics. Related skills are developed through the study of communications, computer applications, financial analysis, critical thinking skills, and ethics.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level accounting positions in many types of organizations including accounting firms, small businesses, manufacturing firms, banks, hospitals, school systems, and governmental agencies. With work experience and additional education, an individual may advance in the accounting profession.

General Education Courses:

Humanities/Fine Arts:

Natural Sciences/Mathematics:

Social/Behavioral Sciences:

Total Credit Hours Required 68

Developmental Course Requirements

Developmental coursework (including all prerequisites) will be required of students whose placement test scores indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of reading, English, mathematics, and computers. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite course information.

Students who elect to take (MAT 110) from below:

Students who elect to take (MAT 143) from below:

Suggested Program Sequence:

Total Hours: Class 14 | Lab 4 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16

Total Hours: Class 12 | Lab 6 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15

Summer - 1st year:

Total Hours: Class 6 | Lab 0 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 6

Fall - 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 13 | Lab 6 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 16

Spring - 2nd year:

Total Hours: Class 12 | Lab 6 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 15

Grand Total Hours: Class 57 | Lab 22 | Clin/Wk Exp 0 | Credit 68

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