Accounting

Associate in Applied Science
Career Degree
Cost
$12,356*

Make the numbers work

Calculate clever business practices

Understand every business decision through its numbers. Accounting’s first job is an accurate record. From there, accountants help individuals, businesses and organizations take appropriate actions. Accountants file taxes, create reports and advise people.

Start or improve your accounting career at CLC. Earn an associate degree to start working in entry-level jobs or transfer to a 4-year to start your professional career.

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

This A.A.S. degree prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor's degree in accounting, business administration, finance or related fields, which prepares you for these careers.

Highlights

  • 100% Online

    Can be completed 100% online.
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

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

    Earn an associate degree in 2 years and gain in-demand technical and job-ready skills.
  • 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
    MTH 122 5
    ACC 121 4
    BUS 121 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code MTH 122
      Course Title
      Credits 5
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 121
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ACC 122 4
    BUS 221 3
    CIT 111 3
    ENG 121 3
    HUM 127 3
    • Course Code ACC 122
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 111
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code HUM 127
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CMM 121 3
    • Course Code CMM 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ACC 221 4
    ACC 214 3
    BUS 237 3
    CIT 120 3
    ECO 221 3
    • Course Code ACC 221
      Course Title
      Credits 4
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 214
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 237
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 120
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ECO 221
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ACC 114 2
    ACC 171 2
    ACC 172 1
    ACC 213 3
    BUS 223 3
    BUS 132 3
    ECO 222 3
    • Course Code ACC 114
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 171
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 172
      Course Title
      Credits 1
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ACC 213
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 223
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code BUS 132
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code ECO 222
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

66


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Accounting at CLC: Get the bigger picture

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

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*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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