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Associate of Applied Science

Learn the theory, systems and basic problems of business accounting.

Program/Major Codes: AASACCOUNTIN/ACC

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Entry-level positions in private, public and government accounting.

Academic Options:  Continue your studies by taking other business programs or work to complete a Bachelor of Applied Science program. See Pima’s Transfer Partnerships page to determine which universities offer BAS programs, and research how the universities may accept this program in transfer

Program Requirements 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses. A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Communication Requirement 6
Analysis and Critical Thinking Requirement 6
Humanities and Social Science Requirement 6
Computer and information Literacy Requirement 1-3
Subtotal 19-21

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Name Credits
ACC 100 Practical Accounting Procedures 3
ACC 150 Payroll Accounting 3
ACC 200 Computerized Accounting I 4
ACC 204 Individual Tax Accounting 4
ACC 211 Financial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2201] 3
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting [SUN# ACC 2202] 3
ACC 221 Intermediate Accounting I 3
ACC 233 Cost Accounting 3
 or ACC 273   Governmental Accounting
ACC 281 QuickBooks Computer Accounting (was ACC 215) 3
ACC 296 Independent Study in Accounting 0.25-1

Other Electives
Complete 3 credits from the following list:
ACC 190, 250, ECN, MKT, MGT

Subtotal 32.25-33

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
BUS 100 Introduction to Business 3
BUS 220 Legal Environment of Business 3
CSA 110 Spreadsheets: Microsoft Excel 3
Subtotal 9
Total 60.25-63