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2016-2017 College Catalog 
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business - Accounting, A.A.S.

Associate in Applied Science
HEGIS #5002
Chairperson: Ricky P. Thibodeau
Brahan Hall, Room 220, (518) 629-7148

The Accounting program is designed for students whose goal is to obtain an entry-level position in the accounting field; students are prepared for work in either the public or private sector. Some students also may transfer to four-year colleges and universities to further  their education. Students are required to complete core courses, as well as courses of specialization in the field of accounting such as computerized accounting software and federal income tax.

Please note: The core required courses are appropriate for other programs in the School of Business.

Degree requirements can be completed through either full-time or part-time study and through day, evening and online offerings.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
Algebra or 1 unit of equivalent academic math (70 or above in the course) Fall and Spring Bookkeeping and accounting courses recommended. 70 or above

The estimated cost of books for the student enrolled in the first full-time term in courses ACTG 110 , BADM 110 , BADM 120  or BADM 221 , ECON 100 , ENGL 101  and FORM 104 , would be approximately $815.

Total Credits Required: 62

Major Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
**Required of first time full-time student

Program Electives

  • Liberal Arts Electives Credits: 6
  • (1) Restricted Elective Credits: 3

(1) Restricted Elective Credits: 3

One of any ACTG or BADM 207 , BADM 290  or BADM 111 

Total Credits Required: 62