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Accountant - Associate of Applied Science Degree

71 Credits
AAS 2214/AAS 3230
Degree Description

The A.A.S. Degree in Accounting is designed to prepare learners to examine, analyze and interpret accounting data for the purpose of giving advice and preparing financial statements. Responsibilities may include recording receipts, recording disbursements, closing year end records, compiling financial statements, preparing internal management, and/or state and federal reports. Accountants perform these duties both manually and with computer assistance.

Admission Dates: Fall and Spring Semester


Offered on the Faribault and North Mankato Campuses
The course requirements listed below are specific to the 2017-2018 school year. If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (16 Courses)

Complete all of the following courses:
ACCT1800 Business Law (3 Credits)
ACCT1810 Financial Accounting (4 Credits)
ACCT1811 Managerial Accounting (4 Credits)
ACCT1814 Payroll Accounting (3 Credits)
ACCT1834 Computerized Accounting I (3 Credits)
ACCT1835 Computerized Accounting II (3 Credits)
ACCT1870 Professional Accounting Careers (1 Credit)
ACCT2821 Intermediate Accounting I (3 Credits)
ACCT2822 Intermediate Accounting II (3 Credits)
ACCT2847 Fraud, Auditing and Internal Controls (4 Credits)
ACCT2861 Cost Accounting I (4 Credits)
ACCT2862 Cost Accounting II (3 Credits)
ACCT2863 Fund/NonProfit Accounting (3 Credits)
ACCT2864 Income Tax I (4 Credits)
ACCT2865 Income Tax II (3 Credits)
ACCT2900 Accounting Review (3 Credits)

Elective Credits (3 Credits)

Choose 3 credits from ACCT, MKT,COMP or OTEC

Required Liberal Arts and Sciences (5 Courses)

To complete the Accountant AAS Degree, students must complete 17 MNTC credits from 3 of the 10 MNTC Goal areas.

The following courses are required:
COMM140 Interpersonal Communication (3 Credits)
ENGL100 Composition (4 Credits)
COMM110 Public Speaking (3 Credits)
Or
COMM120 Small Group Communication (3 Credits)
ECON110 Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Credits)
Or
ECON120 Principles of Microeconomics (3 Credits)
MATH115 Concepts in Math (4 Credits)
Or
MATH120 College Algebra (4 Credits)
Or
MATH154 Elementary Statistics (4 Credits)
PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.