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Associate of Applied Science - Accounting

Harrison College

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Description

The Associate of Applied Science in accounting program is designed to provide specific preparation for private and public accounting as well as the advanced areas of general accounting. Graduates are prepared for positions in private business, public accounting, and government. The program provides an excellent foundation for the student to begin a career in cost accounting, tax accounting, or internal auditing. Students will take courses including Accounting I where they will be introduced to the process used to analyze, record, classify, summarize, and interpret financial information.

In Accounting II builds on the student's knowledge from Accounting I to present entries and adjustments necessary to record transactions for a merchandising business. Additional topics include notes receivable, notes payable, depreciation, inventory, and partnerships.

Students may also take courses in Cost Accounting, Economics, Business Office Procedures, Communication, Introduction to Finance, Business Law, Business Math, Management, and Presentation Skills.

Accreditation Information

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)

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