This program is available at the Beavercreek, Online and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.
This program is available both in class and online. Students should consult with their advisor for the recommended sequencing of evening courses.
Accountants must have an appreciation of all aspects of business organizations as well as technical proficiency in maintaining accurate records, preparing and analyzing financial statements and other types of financial reports. Accountants may work in such areas as general accounting, bookkeeping, auditing, tax preparation, cost accounting, budgeting, or financial investigation. The demand for trained accountants has increased substantially with the growth and complexity of business and government. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, accountants and auditors can expect much faster than average employment growth over the 2014-2024 decade.
Embedded Certificate This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless the student contacts Records and Registration and indicates he/she does not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.
* Students with little or no computer background should enroll in ITS 0800 before taking other computer courses. Students without adequate keyboarding skills should enroll in ITS 0810 before taking a computer class.
** Or advisor approval on alternate Arts/Humanities Global Awareness (GA) elective.
The program schedule is designed for full-time students who have completed all prerequisites and who have no college preparatory recommendations. Many individuals, especially part-time students and those taking college preparatory courses, will require additional semesters of study. Students should consult their academic advisors for help in planning their schedules.
A complete listing of humanities and social science electives is available in the College Catalog.
Students enrolled in Associate of Applied Business degree programs are preparing for employment upon graduation from the program. However, at some point many of these students are also interested in completing a bachelor's degree. A number of colleges or universities have designed bachelor's completion programs designed for students completing applied degrees. See the Transfer section of the catalog for more information.