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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Accounting, AAS


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Program Description

Code 203 - 62-64 Credits

The Accounting program at Kellogg Community College prepares students to enter the career of accounting in either the public, management, or government accounting areas. The program includes a rigorous curriculum of classroom and lab experiences that prepare the student for success in small or large businesses. Successful completion of program requirements earn the student an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting.

Accounting personnel compile and analyze business records and prepare financial reports such as: profit and loss statements, balance sheets, cost studies, and tax reports. Entry-level accounting positions are typically in accounts receivable or payable, bookkeeping, or are trainee in nature. Employers have indicated that accounting graduates with specific skills in financial, cost, managerial, and tax accounting may have an employment advantage.

While this curriculum has been designed for career entry and/or advancement, Kellogg Community College does have articulation agreements with several local universities. Interested students should contact the admissions office of the appropriate institution. Please note that most courses in the Accounting program also offer an online form of delivery in addition to the traditional lecture-based class.

Admissions

See the following link for program admission information: http://www.kellogg.edu/admissions/.

Prerequisite Requirements

Strong mathematical and reading skills are recommended prior to attempting courses in the accounting program. Students must possess the ability to analyze numbers and make logical decisions.

Information:


For more Accounting program information, see the program webpage: http://www.kellogg.edu/academics/academic-programs/business/accounting/.

To apply to the Accounting program and begin mapping your course sequence, use this link advising@kellogg.edu to make an appointment with an academic advisor.

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