Accountants oversee the accurate and efficient operation of business by assessing financial statements, preparing tax returns, managing payroll and much more. Since accountants are central to almost all organizational operations, they are often consulted to make business decisions and to find ways to reduce costs, enhance revenues and improve profits. Getting your start in accounting can lead to a successful business career.
Sullivan’s on-campus and online Associate Degree in Accounting incorporates a unique blend of accounting, business, information technology and general education requirements within the curriculum in order to graduate well-rounded, highly competent accounting professionals.
To ensure all graduates gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals and applications of accounting, including:
92 Credit Hours
Length: 18 months
Time length for program completion will vary depending upon the number of courses taken per term, developmental courses when required, transfer credit accepted, lack of continuous enrollment, etc.
|Total Credit Hours||92|
|ACT 101||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|ACT 102||Principles of Accounting II||4|
|ACT 103||Principles of Accounting III||4|
|ACT 111||Computerized Accounting||4|
|ACT 121||Payroll Accounting||4|
|ACT 201||Intermediate Accounting I||4|
|ACT 202||Intermediate Accounting II||4|
|ACT 203||Intermediate Accounting III||4|
|ACT 211||Cost Accounting||4|
|ACT 264||Federal Taxation I||4|
|BUS 204||Introduction to Business Law and Ethics||4|
|BUS 224||Professional Development||4|
|COM 214||Public Speaking||4|
|CSC 118||Computer Applications I||4|
|CSC 218||Computer Applications II||4|
|ENG 101||Composition I||4|
|ENG 102||Composition II||4|
|FYE 101||Information Literacy||4|
|MGT 114||Business Organization and Management||4|
|MTH 101||College Mathematics||4|
|ACT 001||Accounting Associate Competency Review||0|
|General Studies Electives (8 Additional Credit Hours)||8|
|Students must choose two additional General Education classes, including one from the Natural Sciences/Mathematics category and one from the Humanities/Fine Arts Category. These classes are in addition to the required General Education classes listed in the program.|
What qualities should an Associate of Science in Accounting student have?
This program would appeal to you if you like numbers and basic mathematics and mathematical relationships. In addition, this program will appeal to you if you are organized, analytical, attentive to detail, and able to work and communicate with others.
American Institute of CPAs
The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Careers in Accounting
Intuit 2020 Research Series
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
Robert Half Finance & Accounting