Code 203 - 61 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 provide 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 face-to-face class.
See the following link for program admission information: http://www.kellogg.edu/admissions/.
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.