Program Information

Degree Type: AAS
Program Code: ACCT
Hegis Code: 5002.00
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The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree Program in Accounting is designed primarily for persons who seek full-time employment or promotion in current positions upon completion of the degree requirements. Students planning to transfer to four-year college and university programs in Accounting should follow a Business Administration (AS) Degree Program at SUNY Adirondack. The transfer program should be carefully planned in accordance with the recommendations of an accounting faculty advisor and/or counselor. Recommended high school preparation: Four years of mathematics.

Cr. Course Title Course Code
1-4 Freshman Experience Hrd100, Hrd100A or Hrd110
3 Writing I Eng101; Eng100A & Eng100B
3 SUNY Gen Ed Basic Communication course ENG104 or ENG110 recommended
3 Math Course Mat110, Mat121, Mat127 or Mat130**
3-4 Lab Science  
2 Health and Wellness PED activity credits, Avs101, Avs102, Bio114, Bio115, Hed103, Hed104, Hed108, Sci161
3 Principles of Economics I (Macro) Eco201
3 Principles of Economics II (Micro) Eco202
3 Speech Sph111
3 Business Ethics (2nd year preferred) Phi207
3 Introduction to Business or Fundamentals of Agribusiness Bus101 or Bus195
3 Office Productivity Software Cis125*
4 Financial Accounting Bus146; Bus146A & Bus146B Strongly recommended
4 Managerial Accounting (Prereq Required) Bus147

Quickbooks Microcomputer Applications (Prereq Required)

3 Business Internship Bus178
3 Business Law I (Prereq Required) Bus201
3 Small Business Financial Management (Prereq Required) Bus206
3 Advanced Bookkeeping Application (Prereq Required) Bus231
3 Fundamentals of Intermediate Accounting (Prereq Required) (Spring Only) Bus246
3 Tax Compliance (Prereq Required) (Fall Only) Bus247
3 Cost Accounting (Prereq Required)  Bus253
3 Accounting for Not-For-Profit/Govermental Organizations (Prereq Required) Bus258
68 Minimum credits required for graduation  
* Must be taken in 1st semester
Recommended First Year
First Semester
1-4 Hrd100, Hrd100A or Hrd110
3 Eng101; Eng100A & Eng100B
3 Cis125*
3 Bus101 or Bus195
2 Bus146A
3 Mat110, Mat121, Mat127 or Mat130
1 Health and Wellness
Second Semester
3 Eng104 or Eng110 recommended
2 Bus146B
4 Bus147
3 Sph111
3-4 Lab Science
1 Health and Wellness
Recommended Second Year
Third Semester
3 Eco 201
3 Bus 156
3 Bus 253
3 Bus 231
3 Bus 247
3 Phi 207
Fourth Semester
3 Eco 202
3 Bus 206
3 Bus 178
3 Bus 246
3 Bus 258
3 Bus 201

*CIS 125 must be taken in first semester.

**MAT 123 or MAT 131 accepted as an alternative for those enrolled in the program prior to Fall 2013 or for those transferring credits in from another program.

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