Accounting

Program Description:  The Associate of Science degree in Accounting is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year university baccalaureate program. In addition to business courses, the curriculum includes math, science, social sciences, and humanities. The order, given below, in which the courses are listed, is a suggestion. The Accounting degree is based on the 42-hour Core Curriculum, and represents the first two years of a four-year degree which may vary from university to university. Students transferring should always consult with an advisor or articulation officer from their receiving institution.

Use this Program Map as an advising guide to choose courses with your advisor and track progress toward milestones and completion of degree.

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER PROGRAM PLAN FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters  

Semester 1 CR Advising Notes
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3 Area of Concentration
BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications 3 Elective - may select a different course chosen from the following: BUSI 1301, BUSI 1307, BUSI 2301, BUSI 2371, COSC 1420, MATH 1325
MATH 1324 - mathematics for Business & Social Science 3 Math Core Curriculum
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3 Communications Core Curriculum
HIST 1301 - United States History I 3 May select a different course from the American History section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 2
ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics 3 Area of Concentration
PSYC 2301 - General Psychology 3 May select a different course from the Social and Behavioral Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
MATH 1325 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences 3 Math Core Curriculum
ENGL 1302 -English Composition II 3 Alternate Choice: ENGL 2311
HIST 1302 - United States History II 3 May select a different course from the American History section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 3
ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting 3 Area of Concentration
BUSI 2301 - Business Law 3 Elective - may select a different course chosen from the following: BCIS 1305, BUSI 1301, BUSI 1307, BUSI 2371, COSC 1420, MATH 1325
GOVT 2305 3 Government Core Curriculum
ARTS 1301 - Introduction to the Visual Arts 3 May select a different course from the Creative Arts section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
Life and Physical Science Core 3 Select from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List. The science courses should include at least two in one discipline, with at least 6 hours of science. Many transfer universities require 8 hours of sequential science from the same discipline, for example General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals.
15 Program Semester Hours / Meet with your advisor
Semester 4
ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 Area of concentration
SPCH 1315 - Public Speaking 3 May select a different course chosen from the following: SPCH 1311, SPCH 1321, SPCH 2335
GOVT 2306 - Texas Government 3 Government Core curriculum
Life and Physical Science Core 3 Select from the Life and Physical Sciences section of the Core Curriculum Course List. The science courses should include at least two in one discipline, with at least 6 hours of science. Many transfer universities require 6 hours of sequential science from the same discipline, for example General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II. Students should talk with an advisor to determine the best course depending on transfer plan and degree goals.
PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 May select a different course from the Language, Philosophy and Culture section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15 Program Semester Hours
ACHIEVEMENT: Completion of Associate of Science degree
Total Program Hours 60

AttentionStudents must visit with an advisor when they have completed 30 hours toward the degree plan (typically the end of the second semester).

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