Accounting

Program Description

Catalog Year: 2019

The accounting program of Elgin Community College provides you with the skills needed to understand, record and analyze financial and managerial transactions. This two year degree prepares students to meet the demands of today's businesses or for further study of accounting. Topics covered include accounting transactions, accounting terminology, key ratios, required schedules, tax laws and computerized accounting programs. In addition, broad based business skills are developed through the study of economics, business law, communication concepts, business concepts and math applications for business. Additional options of study include cost accounting, personal finance, intermediate accounting, and statistics.

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Program Requirements

ACC AAS Course Requirements : ENG 101 or BUS 101

Take 1 course from:
  • ENG-101 - English Composition I
  • BUS-101 - Business Communications

ACC AAS Course Requirements : ENG 102 or BUS 142

Take 1 course from:
  • ENG-102 - English Composition II
  • BUS-142 - Report Writing

ACC AAS Course Requirements : MTH/SCI Requirement

Take 1 course from:
  • BUS-120 - Business Mathematics
  • MTH-125 - Finite Math for Business & Managmt
  • MTH-126 - Calculus for Business/Social Science

ACC AAS Course Requirements : ACC Required Courses

Take:
  • ACC-100 - Introductory Accounting
  • CIS-110 - Introduction to Computers
  • CIS-242 - Spreadsheet Applications
  • BUS-100 - Introduction to Business
  • ACC-200 - Financial Accounting
  • CMS-101 - Fundamentals of Speech
  • ECN-201 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ACC-240 - Managerial Accounting
  • ACC-225 - Income Tax Accounting
  • ECN-202 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ACC-210 - QuickBooks Online
  • ACC-221 - Payroll Accounting
  • HUM-216 - Ethics

ACC AAS Course Requirements : BUS112 OR BUS 113

Take 1 course from:
  • BUS-112 - Legal Environment of Business
  • BUS-113 - Business Law

ACC AAS Course Requirements : PSY100 OR SOC100

Take 1 course from:
  • PSY-100 - Intro to Psychology
  • SOC-100 - Principles of Sociology

ACC AAS Course Requirements : ACC Electives

Take 6.00 credits from:
  • ACC-236 - Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACC-260 - Internship in Accounting
  • ACC-261 - Auditing
  • ACC-235 - Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACC-245 - Cost Accounting
  • BUS-140 - Business Statistics
  • BUS-105 - Personal Finance
  • CIS-121 - Computer Science I
  • CMS-210 - Interpersonal Communication

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