Accounting AAS

Business Department | A.A.S. Associate of Applied Science Degree | Two years

Earn your Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting at Clackamas Community College. In two years, you can learn the skills to meet the growing demand for well-trained accountants.

With nearly every company in need of skilled accountants, an Associate of Applied Science degree in Accounting from Clackamas Community College opens the door to many different professional jobs like junior accountants and assistant auditors. You can even go directly to Oregon Institute of Technology to finish your four-year degree. This program can be completed entirely online and there are also in-person classes for those interested.

Accounting AAS

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Description and Outcomes

Accounting Core Requirements

Complete the following Core Requirements
  • BA-101
  • Introduction to Business
  • 4
  • BA-111
  • General Accounting I
  • 3
  • BA-112
  • General Accounting II
  • 4
  • BA-131
  • Introduction to Business Computing
  • 4
  • BA-177
  • Payroll Accounting
  • 3
  • BA-205
  • Business Communications With Technology
  • 4
  • BA-211
  • Financial Accounting
  • 4
  • BA-213
  • Decision Making With Accounting Information
  • 4
  • BA-216
  • Cost Accounting
  • 4
  • BA-217
  • Budgeting for Managers
  • 3
  • BA-218
  • Personal Finance
  • 4
  • BA-226
  • Business Law I
  • 4
  • BA-228
  • Computerized Accounting
  • 3
  • BA-240
  • Introduction to Financial Management
  • 4
  • BA-255
  • Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting
  • 4
  • BA-256
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • 4
  • CS-135S
  • Microsoft Excel
  • 3
  • EC-201
  • Principles of Economics: MICRO
  • 4
  • WR-227
  • Technical Report Writing
  • 4
 

Computation Related Instruction

Complete MTH-050
  • MTH-050*
  • Technical Mathematics I
  • 4
 

Communication Related Instruction

Complete WR-121
  • WR-121
  • English Composition
  • 4
 

Human Relations Related Instruction

Complete BA-285
  • BA-285
  • Human Relations in Business
  • 4
 

PE/Health/Safety Related Instruction

Complete 1 credit. Please refer to the catalog for a list of approved Related Instruction Courses.
 

Program Electives

Complete 6 credits of Accounting Program Electives. This may consist of any Business Administration (BA), Business Technology (BT), Computer Science (CS), or Economics (EC) course not included in the Accounting program or FYE-101, MTH-105, MTH-243 or LIB-101.
 

Note

*or higher, based on advising placement. Substitute college transfer courses for these courses if you plan to continue your education at a higher education institution. It is recommended that you consult with a faculty or academic advisor for the transfer requirements of the specific advanced program or school.
 
Total Credits Required: 90
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Contact Us

Becky Fidler

503-594-3071

becky.fidler@clackamas.edu

Streeter Hall, Room 132