Accounting Associates Degree (ACC.AAS)

This program provides preparation for entry-level employment as mid-level accountants in manufacturing, retail and service businesses as well as federal, state, and local governmental offices. It is intended for both new students in accounting and for those already employed in accounting.

This program has been articulated with some area high schools. Recent high school graduates may have earned credit in this program through high school coursework. Refer to the Dual Credit webpage for more information.

Students enrolled in this program who intend to transfer should contact the Transfer Center.

Overview for College Success Credits
OCS 121 1
Overview for College Success (OCS 121) is a class that will help you plan and assist you in becoming a better student and support you in your work/life balance. OCS 121 credit is not calculated in the course minimum credit totals listed in this section.


Cluster 1 Credits
ENG 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
BUS 105 Business Mathematics 3
BUS 108 Introduction to Business 3
ACC 120 Financial Accounting 4
MIS 101 Computer Literacy and Applications 3
OAT 100 Basic Keyboarding Skills (optional) [1] 1.5
Cluster 2 Credits
ACC 121 Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 130 Computerized Accounting (Quickbooks) 3
BLW 201 Introduction to Business Law 3
OAT 143 Excel 3
GROUP III Social and Behavioral Science Elective 3
Cluster 3 Credits
SPE 108 Oral Communication 3
ECO 201 Principles of Economics, Macro 3
BUS 220 Principles of Management 3
BLW 202 Intermediate Business Law 3
ACC 100 Personal Income Tax 3
GROUP II Humanities Elective 3
Cluster 4 Credits
ACC 200 Cost Accounting 3
BUS 123 How to Start Your Own Small Business 1
BUS 133 Organization for Small Business 1
BUS 134 Marketing for Small Business 1
BUS 271 Principles of Finance 3
OAT 172 Business Communication 3
BUS 260 Total Quality Management 3
Business Elective (Defined as any ACC, BUS, BLW, OAT, CIS/MIS, or ECO 202) 3
Minimum for Degree: 67
1. Keyboarding is an expected proficiency of touch typing control shown by taking OAT 100 or having had high school course(s) or demonstrating proficiency through ECEP

Contact Ona’ Johnson, Chairperson, Business Programs & Computer Technology Department at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2357, Room 3441, Main Campus.