The accounting AS degree is designed to give students enough practical experience so that they can secure a position in either the public, governmental, or private accounting sector when they have completed the recommended 25.5 - 29.5 units. Courses specifically required for the student's major must be evaluated by a letter grade, not by the credit (CR) grade.
Accounting (AS) Requirements
|Complete Core Courses, 21.5 units||Units|
|ACTG 121||Financial Accounting||4 units|
|ACTG 131||Managerial Accounting||4 units|
|ACTG 180||Payroll Accounting||1.5 units|
|ACTG 200||QuickBooks||3 units|
|BUS. 100||Introduction to Business||3 units|
|CBOT 432||Introduction to Computer Applications||3 units|
|CBOT 435||Spreadsheets||3 units|
|Selective Courses, choose a minimum of 6 units from the following:||Units|
|ACTG 100||Accounting Procedures||3 units|
|ACTG 181||Taxation of Individuals Using Tax Software||4 units|
|ACTG 250||Certified Bookkeeper AIPB Preparation||3 units|
|ACTG 672||Cooperative Education: Internship||1 - 6 units|
|BUS. 101||Human Relations in the Workplace||3 units|
|BUS. 103||Introduction to Business Information Systems||3 units|
|BUS. 201||Business Law||3 units|
|BUS. 401||Business Communications||3 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.
Cañada College offers lower division coursework required for transfer in the area of Accounting/Business Administration. Usually an Accounting program of study is listed under Business Administration. Students should use PROJECT ASSIST (www.assist.org) to research lower division major requirements at the transfer destination(s) of their choice. Also, work with a Counselor/Advisor to determine appropriate transfer coursework.