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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Accounting (AS)

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Division of Business & Professional Studies

This professional program serves two purposes. First, it prepares students for entry-level positions in accounting including accounts receivable, accounts payable, bookkeeping, and as junior accountants and auditors. Second, it prepares students to transfer to four-year colleges to continue their education. Interested students are on track to take the CPA examination after fulfilling the more advanced course requirements at a transfer institution.

Upon successful completion, the Associate in Science Degree in Accounting is awarded.

Program Learning Outcomes

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credits: 13

credits: 16/17

Second Year: Semester 1

credits: 16

Second Year: Semester 2

credits: 16/17

Total Credits: 61/63

Program Notes

This program qualifies for MassTransfer with select public Institutions in Massachusetts. Students should use course equivalencies for program electives. For more information, visit www.mass.edu/masstransfer.

Humanities Electives:

Art, Communications, English (EN 103 or higher), ES 100 or higher (up to 6 credits), Film, Foreign Language, Humanities, Literature, Music, Oral Communication, Philosophy, Photography, Sign Language, Theater Arts

Math Electives:

100-level Mathematics or higher (not MAC)

Science Electives:

Biology, Chemistry, Contemporary Nutrition (NS 101 ), Environmental Science, Integrated Science, Physics

Social Science Electives:

Anthropology, Geography, History, Economics, Government, Law and Society (LA 230 ), Psychology, Sociology

Graduation Competency

Quantitative skills is a MassBay graduation competency for associate degree programs. Prior to graduation, students must demonstrate this competency by completing a 100-level math course (not MAC); or placing into a 200-level mathematics course.


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