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Business-Accounting (A.A.S.)–This curriculum prepares students for employment in the accounting field. The program includes technical and specialized courses which will equip students to relieve the professional accountant of many details and clerical assignments.

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Business-Accounting
A.A.S. Program
Hegis Code: 5002

Total Credits: 64

First Semester Credits
ACC 101 Accounting I 3
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 3
ENG 100 Enhanced Composition I or
ENG 101 Composition I or
ENG 108 The Craft of Composition / Honors English I (1)
3
LAW 103 Business Law I 3
MAT 102 Introduction to Statistics 3
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Second Semester Credits
ACC 102 Accounting II 3
Business Elective (2) 3
COM 101 Interpersonal Communications or
COM 103 Public Speaking
3
LAW 104 Business Law II 3
MKT 101 Business Mathematics 3
Total Semester Credits 15
   
Third Semester Credits
ACC 125 Computerized Accounting 4
ACC 203 Federal Income Taxes 3
ACC 206 Payroll Systems and New York State Taxes 3
ACC 208 Cost Accounting 4
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 17
   
Fourth Semester Credits
ABT 245 Administrative Management 3
CMP 105 Electronic Spreadsheets 4
Humanities Elective 3
Laboratory Science Elective 4
Social Science Elective 3
Total Semester Credits 17

1. Depending on placement.

If student cannot type 20-25 words per minute ABT 100 Fundamentals of Keyboarding should be used as the Business Elective.

2. Any ACC or BUS course,
- ABT 244 Business Writing,
- CMP 117 Business Computing: Concepts and Applications, or
- MKT 100 Introduction to Marketing.