Accounting

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree
Cost
$11,358*

Crunch the numbers toward a rewarding career

Gain knowledge and experience needed to support crucial business functions. Explore a versatile way to approach many subject areas. Build a foundation for a 4-year degree. An accounting education adds up to a thriving career in business.

What can you do with an A.A. in Accounting?

Transfer to a 4-year college or university to complete a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Or go on to major in another in-demand business field, such as marketing, business administration or finance.

Fluent in numbers, data and business solutions

Develop skills focused on:

  • thinking critically to solve problems
  • analyzing quantitative data
  • understanding accounting practices
  • preparing financial statements
  • enhancing written and oral communications
  • improving computer literacy, especially in Excel

Highlights

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    • Dual credit options available
    ENG 121 3
    BUS 121 3
    MTH 224 4
    CIT 120 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
      Dual credit options available
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 224
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 120
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ENG 122 3
    MTH 222 4
    ECO 221 3
    BIO 140 3
    PHI 122 3
    • Course Code ENG 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 222
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ECO 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BIO 140
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PHI 122
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ACC 121 4
    BUS 221 3
    ECO 222 3
    MTH 127 3
    PSY 121 3
    • Course Code ACC 121
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ECO 222
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code PSY 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ACC 122 4
    CMM 121 3
    ESC 120 4
    HUM 121 3
    • Global citizenship
    ENG 129 3
    • Course Code ACC 122
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ESC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
      Global citizenship
    • Course Code ENG 129
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

64

Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.



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Accounting at CLC: Get the bigger picture

An A.A. degree is just one possible way to study accounting. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

View the Accounting Program Overview

Frequently asked questions

*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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