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Technical Program - Accounting (AAS) - Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL

Accounting (AAS) (AAS.ACC)

Associate Degree in Applied Science

The Accounting program prepares students for entry-level positions in the accounting field. The graduate can become a general accountant for a small business or choose a specialized area in a large company such as a clerical position in accounts receivable, accounts payable, or payroll. Employment opportunities exist in small businesses, large businesses, public accounting firms, industry, not-for-profit organizations and governmental agencies.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by the student's degree audit.


For more information contact:
Cindy Phipps
217-234-5350
cphipps@lakeland.cc.il.us

* There are prerequisites or course requisites for this course
** Electives must be approved by Program Coordinator or Division Chair
one cross Course only offered fall semester
Footnote 2 Course only offered spring and summer semester
Footnote 3 Course only offered spring semester
Footnote 4 Courses offered in odd numbered years only
Footnote 5 Courses offered in even numbered years only
Footnote 6 SOS 050 Human Relations and PSY 271 Introduction to Psychology cannot be used as a social science elective
Footnote 7 Consult Academic Advisor for appropriate course
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First Year
First Semester
BUS 095 Fundamentals of Accounting
3
BUS 142 Introduction to Business
3
CIS 160 Practical Software Applications *
3
BUS 094 Business Math
3
ENG 095 Business English or
3
ENG 120 or Composition 1 *  
SFS 101 Strategies for Success or
2
HED or Health Elective or  
PED or PE Elective  
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 
Second Semester
BUS 151 Financial Accounting *
3
ECO 130 The American Economy
3
ECO 231 or Principles of Economics I  
BUS 251 Principles of Management
3
BUS 200 Legal Environment of Business
3
CIS 093 Access
2
BUS --- Career Elective: BUS 089, BUS 120, BUS 247, BUS 285, BUS 287, or BUS 290
3
  Total Semester Hours:
17
 

Second Year
First Semester
BUS 098 Intermediate Accounting *
3
BUS 152 Managerial Accounting *
3
BUS 141 Business Communications *
3
BUS 086 Statistics for Business +
3
CIS 094 Excel
2
General Education Elective
2
  Total Semester Hours:
16
 
Second Semester
BUS 099 Computerized Accounting *
3
BUS 096 Federal Tax Accounting
3
BUS 097 Principles of Cost Accounting *
3
BUS 060 Automated Office Procedures * +++
3
BUS 087 Accounting Internship *
3
BUS/CIS --- or BUS/CIS Elective  
  Total Semester Hours:
15
 


Total Program Hours: 65
Last Updated: 10/13/11

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