Associate Degrees in
AAS Accounting for Business The College Of Westchester
The Accounting program provides students with an accounting curriculum that places a strong focus on computer applications and problem-solving in a group environment. Upon graduation, students should be prepared for a variety of career possibilities in which a thorough understanding of applications of the principles of accounting is essential. Graduates continuing their education may transfer credits to baccalaureate studies.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Associate Accounting program should be able to:
- Explain pertinent ethical issues and the importance of ethical conduct in the accounting field.
- Use financial information to discuss financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Apply introductory cost concepts to prepare internal & external financial reports.
- Effectively utilize accounting and business software applications.
- Discuss & explain Federal tax concepts applicable to individual tax returns.
- Explain learned accounting concepts needed to complete a typical business accounting cycle.
- ACC107 Financial Accounting I
- ACC108 Financial Accounting II
- ACC127 Spreadsheet Applications (Excel)
- ACC131 Computerized Accounting I
- ACC206 Federal Income Taxation
- ACC211 Intermediate Accounting I
- ACC220 Practical Applications in Accounting
- ACC221 Cost Accounting I
- BUS112 Principles of Marketing
- BUS150 Business Law
- BUS203 Principles of Management
General Education/Technology Courses
- GEN105 Transformative Learning
- GEN115 Digital Literacy in the Workplace
- GEN125 English Composition I
- GEN127 English Composition II
- GEN129 Essentials of Public Speaking
- GEN157 Statistics
- GEN183 Macroeconomics
- GEN224 Professional Communications and Career Development
- GEN250 Ethics and Professionalism