Accounting Assistant AAS

Students in this program will develop critical thinking skills and an understanding of the accounting process used to identify, record, report and analyze business transactions.   This skill set is required for a variety of technical and specialist accounting positions such as a financial specialist, payroll technician, accounts receivable/payable technician, and bookkeeper.  These positions are needed in all business sizes and types across an unlimited number of industries.  Individuals trained at the technical and specialist levels are becoming increasingly more important in organizations as national and international accounting regulations increase and converge.

Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required.

General Education Core

Written Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
COLLEGE WRITING
RESEARCH WRITING
COLLEGE WRITING AND RESEARCH
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00-4.00
MATHEMATICS AS A LIBERAL ART
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS (or MATH-147A & MATH-147B)
CALCULUS I
STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE SCIENCES
FOUNDATION OF ELEMENTARY MATHEMATICS II
MATH FOR BUSINESS ANALYSIS
MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
Additional General Education Core
Select one from the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
SURVEY OF ART
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
ID 300A - 300T (see course descriptions for options)
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
SURVEY OF MUSIC
MUSIC IN AMERICA
WORLD MUSIC
HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATER
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
ELEMENTARY SPANISH I
ELEMENTARY SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Total Credits15.00-16.00

Program Requirements

ACCPT-101BASIC ACCOUNTING I3.00
ACCPT-105PAYROLL ACCOUNTING3.00
ACCPT-106CREDIT AND COLLECTIONS3.00
ACCPT-231PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING I4.00
ACCPT-232PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING II4.00
ACCPT-235/335COST ACCOUNTING3.00
ACCPT-245FRAUD EXAMINATION3.00
ACCPT-250ACCOUNTING ETHICS3.00
ACCPT-260ACCOUNTING INFORMATION SYSTEMS3.00
ACCPT-294AINTERNSHIP IN ACCOUNTING I3.00
CITPT-110BUSINESS COMPUTER SKILLS3.00
CITPT-212SPREADSHEETS AND DATATBASES IN BUSINESS3.00
GNBPT-122BUSINESS ENGLISH3.00
GNBPT-245BUSINESS WRITING3.00
LAWPT-265BUSINESS LAW I3.00
MGTPT-101INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS3.00
MGTPT-205SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT3.00
MGTPT-275INTRO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT3.00
Completion of a Technical Skills Assessment is required
Total Credits56.00

Summary

General Education15-16
Program Requirements56
Total71-72