This degree program prepares students for entry level accounting careers such as junior accountant, payroll accountant, receivables/payables clerk, or bookkeeper. It combines application courses in accounting, computer science, law, and management with liberal arts courses to develop communication and computation skills. With this background, the students will be readily employable and have the skills necessary for further development. Students interested in professional careers in public accounting (CPA) or management accounting (CMA) that require a bachelor's degree are encouraged to refer to the Associate in Science in business administration degree information.
Program is available online.
Minimum program credit hours: 60
|General Requirements||20 credit hours||Degree Requirements Met|
|ENG 1530: English Composition II||3||BCOM||H||CENG|
|English Electives (college level)||3||H||CWRT|
|Social Sciences Electives||6||S||SR, VEDP|
|Mathematics Electives (college level)||3||MATH||N||CMAT|
|Mathematics and Sciences Electives||3||N||SR, VEDP|
|Core Requirements||42 credit hours||Degree Requirements Met|
|BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals||3|
|BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting||4|
|BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting||4|
|BUS 2270: Introduction to Taxation||3|
|BUS 2580: Management & Organizational Behavior||3|
|BUS 2590: Advanced Managerial Accounting||3|
|CSC 1560: Microcomputer Applications I||4|
|BUS 1610: Personal Finance or BUS 2510: Corporate Finance||3|
|BUS 2530: Business Law I or BUS 2540: Business Law II||3|
|BUS 2550: Marketing or BUS 2570: Principles of Management or BUS 2630: Human Resource Management||3|
|Electives||9 credit hours||Degree Requirements Met|
At least 2 credits must be SUNY Liberal Arts & Sciences specific.
|Program Student Learning Outcomes|
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
Our courses and programs are designed to give you a strong foundation in your area of study. But we know that for many of you, your time at JCC is just the first step in your educational journey. And when it's time for you to take your next step, that strong foundation, coupled with the wide variety of transfer agreements we maintain with several top colleges and universities, will help make your transfer process as smooth as possible. Learn More
It is important when planning your transfer to talk with your advisor about the specifics of each four-year college or university.
|View agreements which specify that students earn the A.A.S. Business-Accounting degree (or in some cases a specified alternative degree):|