Accounting, A.A.S., Major #0630

Accounting is a ThinkPad University curriculum using laptop computers integrated into courses. This program is also offered at the Norwich Campus.

The accounting program design offers the interested student a sound basis for professional development with a minimum of sacrifice to educational mobility.

The curriculum contains requirements for a minimum of 15 semester hours in accounting and includes supporting courses in law, statistics, business organization, and computer information systems. Students contemplating transfer are advised to utilize free course electives in areas other than accounting and specialized subjects. Students planning to enter accounting or business immediately upon graduation are advised to take as many accounting courses as possible. Students who wish to diversify their accounting program may use free electives to build a supplemental field in computer information systems or management by selecting the courses indicated in the section titled Special Features. The successful completion of the programs will provide the educational requirements for employment as indicated in the career opportunities section of this catalog. This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Comprehend and apply accounting knowledge required of entry-level positions in management and industry

  • Utilize the accounting cycle both manually and electronically to record transactions, process information, and prepare financial statements for a business

  • Research, analyze and evaluate various types of businesses, events, industries & institutions

  • To communicate effectively through both oral and written means of communication

Curriculum Requirements - 60 Credits

course

credits

ACCT 101 -Principles of Accounting I**

3

ACCT 102 - Principles of Accounting II

3

ACCT 201 - Intermediate Accounting

3

ACCT 205 - Cost Accounting

3

ACCT - Accounting Elective

3

BSAD 100 - Business in the 21st Century

3

BSAD 102 - Business Mathematics

3

BSAD 108 - Business Law

3

BSAD 116 - Business Organization & Mgmt. 

3

BSAD 140 - Business Communications

3

BSAD 221 - Business Statistics

3

BSAD 295 - Business Management & Decision Making

3

CITA 101 - Principles of Computer Apps 

3

COMP 101 - Composition and Research

3

COMP 102 - Writing About Literature

3

MATH 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trig

3

Additional SUNY General Education as Advised

12

Suggested Course Sequencing

Course

Credits

Year 1/Fall - 15 Credits

BSAD 100 - Business in the 21st Century

3

BSAD 102 - Business Mathematics

3

CITA 101 - Principles of Computer Applications

3

COMP 101- Composition and Research

3

MATH 102 - Intermediate Algebra with Trig

3

Year 1/Spring - 15 Credits

ACCT 101 - Principles of Accounting 1

3

BSAD 108 - Business Law 1

3

COMP 102 - Writing About Literature

3

SUNY General Education Courses as Advised

6

Year 2/Fall - 15 Credits

ACCT 102 - Principles of Accounting II

3

BSAD 116 - Business Organization & Management

3

BSAD 140 - Business Communications

3

BSAD 221 - Business Statistics

3

ACCT - Accounting Elective as Advised

3

Year 2/Spring - 15 Credits

ACCT 201 - Intermediate Accounting I

3

ACCT 205 - Cost Accounting

3

BSAD 295 Business Management & Decision Making

3

ECON 100/140 - Economics as Advised

3

SUNY General Education Elective as Advised

3