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Business: Accounting (A.A.S.)

Study accounting at JCC

The Business: Accounting degree program (A.A.S.) at Jamestown Community College prepares you for careers in accounting and interpreting financial information. You can pursue roles such as junior accountant, payroll accountant, receivables/payables clerk, and bookkeeper immediately after graduation. While at JCC, you’ll take courses in accounting, computer science, law, management, and communication.

If you're interested in a professional career in public accounting (CPA) or management accounting (CMA), check out our Business: Business Administration degree.

Program is available online.

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Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting

4

Mathematics Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1500: Problem Solving

3 Mathematical Reasoning

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 College Composition

INT 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3 Cultural Understanding
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.
  • Discuss career plans with your advisor since this is not an appropriate degree for a student planning to pursue a higher degree in accounting.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 1520: Principles of Managerial Accounting

4

BUS 1410: Accounting Fundamentals

3

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Oral Communication

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

SOC 1510: Introduction to Sociology

3 Global Perspectives Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I

4
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 2270: Introduction to Taxation or

BUS 2590: Advanced Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 2550: Marketing or

BUS 2570: Principles of Management or

BUS 2630: Human Resource Management

3

BUS 2580: Management and Organizational Behavior

3

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3 Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

Elective

Recommended:

ENG 1580: Introduction to Technical Writing

3
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship. 

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BUS 2270: Introduction to Taxation or

BUS 2590: Advanced Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 1610: Personal Finance or

BUS 2510: Corporate Finance

3

BUS 2530: Business Law I or

BUS 2540: Business Law II

3

Electives (LAS Specific)

Recommended:

CMM 1610: Public Speaking

3

Elective

Recommended:

BUS 2010: Business Internship

1-3
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.