Associate of Arts in Accounting

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Associate of Arts in Accounting

Program Overview

Because organizations of all types and sizes need someone to help them manage their books, handle payroll and calculate taxes, accounting is one of the most stable careers out there. Get started in this field by earning your associate of arts in accounting from FNU.

Learning Outcomes

In this 60 credit Associate of Arts in Accounting program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of modern accounting to prepare you for employment as an entry-level accountant, bookkeeper or accounting clerk. You’ll learn general accounting procedures and principles, plus general business skills to help you launch a career as a professional accountant.

Course Overview

Communications (9 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ENC 1101English Composition I*
2ENC 2200Business Communications
3SPC 1017Fundamentals of Oral Communication

Humanities (6 Credits)

Behavioral/Social Science (3 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ECO 2013Principles of Macroeconomics

Mathematics (7 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3MAC 1105College Algebra I*
4STA 2014Introduction to Statistics*

Computers (7 Credits)

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
4CGS 1030Introduction to Information Technology
3CGS 2511Spreadsheet Applications for Business*
SLS 1501College Study Skills

Credit HoursCourse CodeCourse Name
3ACG 2003Principles of Accounting l
1ACG 2003 LPrinciples of Accounting l Lab
3ACG 2004Principles of Accounting ll*
1ACG 2004 LPrinciples of Accounting ll Lab*
3ECO 2023Principles of Microeconomics
3GEB 2340Ethics & Social Responsibility
3TAX 2000Income Tax Accounting
3BUL 2131Business Law
BUS 2505End of Program Assessment
  • *This course has prerequisites; check course descriptions.
  • An Associate of Arts (A.A.) program is a two-year course of study that covers the core materials needed to complete the first two years of a four-year bachelor’s degree.