Program Overview

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.

Program Requirements

AS Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective 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
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
Total Required Major Units: 27.5

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.