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Associate of Arts

Accounting & Finance

Accounting & Finance
Associate of Arts
AT A GLANCE
  • 60 credits
  • Transfer up to 45 credits
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
  • Program restrictions apply
TUITION
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Build your accounting, finance, info systems, and marketing expertise.

Take a variety of accounting, finance, and economics courses in the Associate of Arts in general studies specialized curriculum area in accounting and finance. You’ll have the opportunity to build expertise in business- and accounting-related areas such as business law, information systems, marketing, and more.

Total Credits Required: 60

Curriculum Courses: 25 Credits

  • One 3-credit course in communication, writing, or speech, chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, ENGL 102)
    • (3 Credits, ENGL 281)
    • (3 Credits, JOUR 201)
    • Any 3-credit COMM or SPCH courses
    • Any 3-credit WRTG courses (except 486A and 486B)
  • One 1-credit course, chosen from the following:
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198A)
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198B)
    • (1 Credit, CAPL 198C)
    • (1 Credit, BMGT 121A)
    • (1 Credit, BMGT 121B)
    • Any 1-credit course
  • 21 credits of accounting- and finance-related coursework, chosen from any ACCT or FINC courses for which you meet the prerequisites.

General Education Courses: 35 Credits

Sequence Course Requirement(s) Fulfilled
1
(3 Credits, PACE 111B)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
2 WRTG 111 General Education: Communication
3
(1 Credit, LIBS 150)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
4
(3 Credits, ACCT 220)
AA Curriculum Area
5
(3 Credits, NUTR 100)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
6
(3 Credits, ACCT 221)
AA Curriculum Area
7
(3 Credits, DATA 200)
General Education: Research & Computing Literacy
8
(3 Credits, WRTG 293)
AA Curriculum Area
9
(3 Credits, STAT 200)
General Education: Math
10
(3 Credits, WRTG 112)
General Education: Communication
11

Choose one of the following courses:


  • (1 Credit, CAPL 198A)

  • (1 Credit, CAPL 198B)

  • (1 Credit, CAPL 198C)

  • (1 Credit, BMGT 121A)

  • (1 Credit, BMGT 121B)
  • A 1-credit course of your choice
AA Curriculum Area
12
(3 Credits, DATA 320)
AA Curriculum Area
13

Take any 3-credit ACCT or FINC course. If you have chosen an optional pathway, take a course that aligns with your selected pathway:


  • (3 Credits, ACCT 320)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 310)

  • (3 Credits, FINC 321)
AA Curriculum Area
14
(3 Credits, HUMN 100)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
15
(4 Credits, BIOL 103)
General Education: Biological & Physical Sciences
16
(3 Credits, ECON 201)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
17
(3 Credits, HIST 125)
General Education: Arts & Humanities
18
(3 Credits, ECON 203)
General Education: Behavioral & Social Sciences
19

Take any 3-credit ACCT or FINC course. If you have chosen an optional pathway, take a course that aligns with your selected pathway:


  • (3 Credits, ACCT 326)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 311)

  • (3 Credits, FINC 330)
AA Curriculum Area
20

Take any 3-credit ACCT or FINC course. If you have chosen an optional pathway, take a course that aligns with your selected pathway:


  • (3 Credits, ACCT 350)

  • (3 Credits, ACCT 321)

  • (3 Credits, FINC 335)
AA Curriculum Area
21 Take any 3-credit ACCT or FINC course. AA Curriculum Area

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022–2023 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Associate Degree Requirements

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